Social networks allow us to engage with almost any viewpoint from around the world. But so often we choose to push away other opinions in favor of what we already know, or wish to believe.
Pew finds that millennials are optimistic about the future, despite being burdened by debt, distrustful of people and in no hurry to get married.
Could Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian‘s U.S. bus tour for his new book, Without Their Permission, also lay the groundwork for a later run at political office?
The White House today launched an Instagram account, Mr. Obama’s social media team tweeted.
Well folks, Election Day is finally here and YouTube has been on the ball with live coverage of everything from the Democratic and Republican National Conventions to the debates. Tonight they’ll be on top of Election coverage as well, streaming the returns live and bringing you real-time updates via a live results map.
Election 2012 is heating up and as voters across the country voice their opinions on who they think should win the Presidential race, The Fine Brothers take a look at what a lesser-heard demographic thinks about Obama and Romney—kids! Over the weekend, ‘Kids React To Election 2012’ hit YouTube. The video features thirteen kids, aged 6 to 13, discussing everything from attack ads to the Electoral College, Obama Care, and the difference between Republicans and Democrats.
Last week President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off in the first Presidential debate. Tonight, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will go head-to-head in the first Vice Presidential debate and, for all you cord cutters out there, we’ve compiled a list of where you can stream the debate live on the web.
YouTube has positioned itself as a go-to source for everything 2012 Election with the YouTube Elections Hub, a one-stop shop for election news, and today they have announced the schedule for the upcoming live streams of the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.
The Democratic National Convention has started out with a bang on social media, trumping the Republican National Convention…at least on Twitter. Corey Bergman of Lost Remote reports, “Twitter said that Michele Obama’s speech peaked at more tweets per minute (28,003) than Mitt Romney’s speech (14,239) by a big margin.”
Back in 2008, Obama revolutionized political campaigning by building a massive, loyal following on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Obama’s social media prowess was a major factor in his 2008 win, but is he still ahead of the curve in the social media game in 2012? A new infographic from Viralheat takes a look at which party runs social now.