The Social Media Challenge for Republican Candidates

February 14, 2012
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The video above highlights the importance of social media in the upcoming election and the challenge that the Republican candidates face going up against a seasoned social media candidate like Obama.

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Are Republicans Bad at Social Media?

February 14, 2012
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The above chart dates back to November 1st when all the Republicans were still in the running for the nomination. This image was extracted from an article by the Eric Markowitz who analyzed the use of social media by all the Republican candidates. Initially, we see that Romney is ahead of the curve and was […]

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Presidential Primaries 2.0

February 14, 2012
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So, first of all, you see this post is not about net neutrality.  With a view to a greater focus on social media engagement (rather than just “internet” in general) we will be switching our focus to the GOP 2012 presidential primaries.  One thing I find intriguing about the current impasse for the Republicans is […]

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NPR.org – What The FBI Wants In A Social Media Monitoring App

February 8, 2012
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David thought you would be interested in this story: What The FBI Wants In A Social Media Monitoring App http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/01/31/146090425/what-the-fbi-wants-in-a-social-media-monitoring-app?sc=emaf So now it seems the FBI will be bulking up their ability to gather intelligence from publicly posted material on sites like Facebook and Twitter. They are asking the private sector to help create an […]

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How Big Telecom Used Smartphones to Create a New Digital Divide – COLORLINES

February 8, 2012
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How Big Telecom Used Smartphones to Create a New Digital Divide – COLORLINES. Given the new FCC rules that create a difference between wire-line and mobile internet access, what does this mean for the bigger picture? According to recent Pew Research Group polls, more African-Americans and Latinos access the internet through mobile devices than Whites […]

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Net Neutrality: What’s Mobile Got to Do With It? | Save the Internet

February 8, 2012
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Net Neutrality: What’s Mobile Got to Do With It? | Save the Internet. As of December, the FCC has passed a new set of rules called the FCC’s Open Internet. The problem is that these new rules create a distinction between wire-line internet (home accessed internet from a computer) and mobile internet (internet access from […]

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Net Neutrality Explained

February 7, 2012
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  The video above does an excellent job of highlighting the dangers of net neutrality and what it means for American society as a whole

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