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 »

President Barack Obama To Start Tweeting Personally, Will Sign Tweets With ‘-BO’

obama featured When it comes to connecting with voters on social networks, politicians often use a social media team to manage their profiles. While this is certainly true for President Barack Obama (#Obama2012 staff are managing both his Twitter account and Facebook Page), he is starting to personally send out some tweets himself while on the 2012 election campaign trail. Any... Read more »

STUDY: Sarah Palin Receives More Likes On Facebook Ads Than Other Republican Presidential Candidates

sarah palin featured With the 2012 presidential election campaign getting into full swing, Republican primary contenders are starting to advertise their candidacy. But just how effective are political ads on social networking services? SocialCode, a Facebook advertising agency, recently carried out a study of ads featuring Republican political messages on the social network to find out... Read more »

Ask Republican Presidential Primary Contenders Questions Via Facebook, Twitter

Republican presidential primary contenders are set to take part in the first New Hampshire debate of the season on Monday, Jun. 13, and you have the chance to submit questions to the candidates through Facebook and Twitter. The debate -- which will take place at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. -- will be aired by CNN from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m EDT and will be... Read more »

YouTube Launches Town Hall Channel, Congress Members Debate Big Issues

youtube townhall YouTube is launching a new channel Wedenesday that features members of Congress facing off in virtual debates and discussions around the most important issues of the day. The YouTube Town Hall channel features several debates between members of Congress on issues such as the federal budget, energy, the economy, health care, education and Afghanistan. The issues... Read more »

Newt Gingrich Announces 2012 Presidential Candidacy On Twitter

newt gingrich Newt Gingrich has taken to Twitter to officially announce that he is running for President in 2012. Gingrich, a former House Speaker, has become the third official candidate for the Republican presidental nomination, following Mitt Romney and Tim Pawlenty. Romney and President Barack Obama also launched their 2012 presidental campaigns through social media --... Read more »

Mitt Romney Jumps Into Presidential Race With New YouTube Video

Republican Mitt Romney announced Monday via YouTube that he is forming a committee to explore a bid for the 2012 presidential race, according to BusinessWeek. Romney's video focused on the subject of the economy, specifically regarding job creation. The former Massachusetts governor played up his experience as a businessman who knows how to make small businesses... Read more »