Politics, whether you love or loathe it (these days I suspect there are few in the former camp), affects us all. The social is political by nature and all of us have ideas and opinions about the society we’d like to see.

So, if you can’t escape it, how should you approach social media management during election time?

Venessa Paech is the co-founder of Australian Community Managers, the co-founder of SwarmConf and a community consultant at Quiip.