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Presidential Candidates Twitter Stats Revealed, President Obama Most Likely To Be Retweeted

white house featured We all know that social networking services will play an important part in the 2012 presidential election campaign. Indeed, if candidates have a Facebook or Twitter account, it may lead to an increased number of votes during the campaign. But how exactly are the candidates using Twitter to mobilize citizens into voting for them? The Associated Press took a look at... Read more »

National Economic Council Deputy Director To Hold Twitter Office Hours, Will Answer Questions From Users

white house featured Brian Deese, the deputy director of the National Economic Council, will answer questions from Twitter users during an Office Hours session on the social network Tuesday. On Monday, President Barack Obama began a new campaign to urge Congress to pass the American Jobs Act in an effort to help unemployed Americans get back to work. From 4 p.m. EDT, Deese will be... Read more »

Official Barack Obama Tumblr Blog Is Launched

obama featured President Barack Obama has added another social media service to his arsenal with the news that he is now on Tumblr. The official Tumblr blog for his 2012 re-election campaign appeared Monday and was announced in a tweet on the @BarackObama Twitter account. The account is the official home for the Obama 2012 campaign on the service and will be used to share... Read more »

STUDY: Facebook And Twitter Help Politicians Gain More Votes

Flickr In the lead up to an election, politicians often go to drastic measures in order to obtain votes. They might participate in whirlwind tours of crucial regions, take part in a number of debates and even run ads attacking other candidates. However, it seems that simply having a Facebook or Twitter account could increase their chances of being elected into office. A... Read more »

First Lady Michelle Obama Sends Her First Tweet

YouTube Following in the footsteps of her husband, First Lady Michelle Obama has posted her first tweet on Twitter. However, rather than using an account of her own, she sent her debut tweet using an official White House account. She sent a message of support for military families using the @JoiningForces account by encouraging the account's followers to visit the Joining... Read more »

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Joins LinkedIn And Foursquare

Flickr U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has increased his presence on social networking services by joining LinkedIn and Foursquare. Cameron will use his LinkedIn account to further engage with the U.K. citizens and businesses who are using the professional social network. Among the first people to be invited to connect with Cameron on LinkedIn are several professionals... Read more »

Apple Rejects Next Media Animation iPad App, Company Hits Back In YouTube Video

YouTube When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of the company in August, several tributes were paid to him and his leadership. At that time, Next Media Animation (NMA) released a video in which it highlights the life and career of Jobs in a tongue-in-cheek manner, depicting his departure from (and later return to) Apple and portraying him as Darth... Read more »

White House Announces New Tweetup, Chance To Be At Korean President Arrival Ceremony

The White House has revealed details of its largest tweetup to date, which could lead to you being in attendance when President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea arrives for a state visit. President Barack Obama will host the visit, which will highlight the alliance, partnership and economic ties between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea. The visit will... Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: How Hackers Have Targeted Twitter Over The Years

computer-user Earlier Monday, we reported that the USA Today Twitter account succumbed to an attack by Script Kiddies, a hacker group that was able to take control of the newspaper's account and post a series of tweets. However, this was far from an isolated incident. In July, FOX News was hit by hackers who posted tweets about the false assassination of President Barack Obama,... Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: 7.4M LinkedIn Members Changed Jobs Since 2009, 4.7M Members Employed By Small Businesses

linkedin economic On Monday, LinkedIn is holding a Town Hall with President Barack Obama, where he will be answering questions on jobs and the economy submitted to him by LinkedIn users. To mark the occasion, LinkedIn has delved into its deep data mine to unearth some fascinating stats about its more than 115 million members and publish those in a new infographic. Since 2009,... Read more »
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