By Nick Judd | techPresident
More than in any other race to date, Americans may experience the 2012 presidential election through precisely targeted phone calls, visits, tweets and Facebook posts — messages not from the candidates themselves, but from their own politically active friends.
If those messages come, they won’t be random. As campaigns become more savvy about their data on supporters and voters, they are also becoming more and more sophisticated … Read more
By JENNIFER MARTINEZ | Politico
Google-owned YouTube is launching a special site Thursday that it hopes will be a one-stop online spot for political junkies to watch the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2012 presidential campaign.
The site, YouTube Politics, will include videos from the candidates’ official YouTube channels and a mix of videos produced by media outlets … Read more
By DAVID CHARNS, KRISTEN BARBARESI and KELLY F. ZIMMERMAN, Breitbart
WASHINGTON – Republicans have a 48-seat majority in the House. But on Twitter, they have a much bigger edge. Since 2007, Republicans have sent twice as many tweets as Democrats.
A Republican, Sen. John McCain of Arizona (SenJohnMcCain) is the most followed senator on Twitter. About 1.73 million people have specifically selected to track McCain, who was the 2008 Republican presidential nominee.
Among … Read more
From Ragan’s PR Daily
Since 2005, the number of people in all age groups using social media has grown at an eye-popping rate. This infographic (after the jump) from Search Engine Journal breaks it down.
Click on the title above.
By Judson Phillips, founder of Tea Party Nation
When a liberal debates a conservative on ideas, the liberal usually says the same thing. We can do better. Meaning of course, put the liberal in charge and things will be better. The sun will rise in the east, crops will grow, birds will sing and the world … Read more