Engaging local politicians. Who, what and when?
This chapter focuses on eParticipation on the social media platform Facebook on the local political level. The qualitative case study will use a theoretical framework consisting of public sphere theory, e-Participation theory and research related to social media. ENGAGE (Exchange, Narcissist, Gather Accented, General and Expense) is used as a model that specifically helps in reviewing the different nature of engagement that citizens and local politicians in a municipality in Norway conduct. The findings show that