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Newest U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Trolling | Danger Room | Wired.com

Newest U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Trolling | Danger Room | Wired.com | Politics online | Scoop.it
Inside the State Department, a Silicon Valley veteran has quietly launched an improbable new initiative to annoy, frustrate and humiliate denizens of online extremist forums.
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The Presidential Election: Social Media Real-Time Infographic..

The Presidential Election: Social Media Real-Time Infographic.. | Politics online | Scoop.it

As November 6 fast approaches, social media conversations surrounding the 2012 presidential election are heating up. Powered by the social media listening capabilities of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud, we’re happy to launch our real-time presidential election infographic.

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"Social media has had an impact on the campaign in the United States, and this shows us that we soon will require more and could pay attention to social media"


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Paula Garcia Perez's curator insight, April 24, 2013 7:27 PM

Infografía sobre el uso de los medios sociales en la carrera presidencial.

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8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections

8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections | Politics online | Scoop.it
A week after the 2012 elections, a look at some of the changes in the social- and digital-media landscape in the U.S. since 2008 Read this article by Sree Sreenivasan on CNET News.
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How Local Politicians Are Using Social Media

How Local Politicians Are Using Social Media | Politics online | Scoop.it
Everyone knows about the Obama campaign and social media, but as Tip O'Neil said, "All politics is local." Here's how local politicians are using social media.
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Social media and the US election

Social media and the US election | Politics online | Scoop.it
Social media helped Barack Obama become president. And now both camps have taken their digital strategies to a whole new level.
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The Importance Of Social Media In Elections: Mostly Hot Air

The Importance Of Social Media In Elections: Mostly Hot Air | Politics online | Scoop.it
If social media mattered in elections, Ron Paul would have a realistic shot at being the Republican nominee and Barack Obama would be on track to crush Mitt Romney in the biggest landslide in American history.
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Chinese bloggers criticize party congress

Chinese bloggers criticize party congress | Politics online | Scoop.it
Many netizens in China's blogosphere have expressed their disillusionment with the party leadership, despite intensified censorship. Few people expect much from the 18th Party Congress.
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Obama's data geeks have made Karl Rove and Dick Morris obsolete

Obama's data geeks have made Karl Rove and Dick Morris obsolete | Politics online | Scoop.it
After what the Obama campaign accomplished with a backroom filled with 20-something math geeks, American presidential politics will never be the same.
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Obama Wins The Election! Here’s His Technology Agenda

Obama Wins The Election! Here’s His Technology Agenda | Politics online | Scoop.it

"Barack Obama has won the election! What does this mean to the future of innovation and the technology industry? Based on Obama's record and statements released during the campaign, here's what technologists can look forward to:.."  


The vision of the new technology and improving the Obama administration


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Find Out How Many Fake Twitter Followers You Have With StatusPeople | TechCrunch

Find Out How Many Fake Twitter Followers You Have With StatusPeople | TechCrunch | Politics online | Scoop.it

"Are you a social media superstar, or is your Twitter feed just a soapbox for a soulless animatronic audience? StatusPeople is a humbling web application that reveals the percentage of followers that are fake or inactive." The use of false followers to increase his fame, used even by those government

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‘Twindex’: Twitter Launches Political Index To Track Voter Moods In Real Time | Mediaite

‘Twindex’: Twitter Launches Political Index To Track Voter Moods In Real Time | Mediaite | Politics online | Scoop.it

"Earlier today Twitter launched its joint venture with the social analysis tracker Topsy and two political polling groups: Twindex." One way to do statistics on possible votes for election to the United States is the use of social media

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Twitter / JoeBiden: Four more years. A jubilant victory for Joe Biden.

During the Democrats' victory in the elections in the United States, Joe Biden made his joy on stage

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Report: Twitter’s most active country is China (where it is blocked) [Updated]

Report: Twitter’s most active country is China (where it is blocked) [Updated] | Politics online | Scoop.it
It's not much of a surprise when China tops a "world's most" list since it does, after all, have the biggest population. It is, however, intriguing that a new study is claiming ...
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Evgeny Morozov: How the Net aids dictatorships | Video on TED.com

TED Talks TED Fellow and journalist Evgeny Morozov punctures what he calls "iPod liberalism" -- the assumption that tech innovation always promotes freedom, democracy -- with chilling examples of ways the Internet helps oppressive regimes stifle...
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Hollande and Sarkozy: How not to use social media in politics or business

Hollande and Sarkozy: How not to use social media in politics or business | Politics online | Scoop.it
On May 7, 2012, François Hollande took over from Nicolas Sarkozy as President of France.
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Candidates and voters embrace social media

Candidates and voters embrace social media | Politics online | Scoop.it
Twitter tallied 31 million election-related tweets Tuesday night.
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Campaigns Use Social Media to Lure In Younger Voters

Campaigns Use Social Media to Lure In Younger Voters | Politics online | Scoop.it

"If the presidential campaigns of 2008 were dipping a toe into social media like Facebook and Twitter, their 2012 versions are well into the deep end"  Campaign through several social media

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'Disappearing Romney' Website Tracks Governor's Declining Facebook Likes

'Disappearing Romney' Website Tracks Governor's Declining Facebook Likes | Politics online | Scoop.it

"The 'Disappearing Romney' website tracks the governor's declining Facebook likes in real-time." A drop in audience on social media after the defeat

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‘SNL’ Brilliantly Tackles Inane Social Media Political Comments

‘SNL’ Brilliantly Tackles Inane Social Media Political Comments | Politics online | Scoop.it

"LOL. He look like an evil dude. Zero out of ten, would not bang," said one commenter on Mitt Romney's Facebook page, as read on a hilarously spot-on Saturday Night Live spoof of political social media comments." “Everyone has a voice and each voice is valid, even if that voice has no punctuation.”

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China's communist party embraces the Twitter age while choosing leaders - San Jose Mercury News

China's communist party embraces the Twitter age while choosing leaders - San Jose Mercury News | Politics online | Scoop.it
Chines communist party officials have this fall embraced social media with unprecedented enthusiasm, hoping it can help guide public opinion and stir up excitement about the staid and scripted party meeting taking place this week in Beijing that...
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President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA

President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA | Politics online | Scoop.it

"U.S. President Barack Obama is making an unscheduled appearance on Reddit today. Just a few minutes ago, Obama joined Reddit and is scheduled to host an AMA (Reddit slang for "ask me anything") session starting at 4:30pm ET." Obama will always be close to the people and that it opens through the use of social networks such as Reddit

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Barack Obama’s Record-Setting Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total DNC Tweets | TechCrunch

Barack Obama’s Record-Setting Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total DNC Tweets | TechCrunch | Politics online | Scoop.it

"The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight and broke some Twitter records while he was at it, according to the company." The blast Obama on Twitter

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Romney Transition Website Draft Uncovered

Romney Transition Website Draft Uncovered | Politics online | Scoop.it

"Mitt Romney really was all ready to go if he'd won the election on Tuesday." He thought he had won, too soon, he goofed

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Tracking Voters’ Clicks Online to Try to Sway Them

Tracking Voters’ Clicks Online to Try to Sway Them | Politics online | Scoop.it

"A hallmark of this presidential campaign is the use of data-mining techniques to customize ads for voters based on the digital trails they leave." 


How to influence voters to vote for one or the other candidant during the campaign, retargeting and other means of tracing Internet used in this campaign

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