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Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage

With the U.S. Presidential election less than four months away, we can start preparing ourselves for a jam-packed closing stretch of party conventions, debates, and political analysis. And today, CNN and Facebook have announced a partnership that they say will …

Obama Trouncing Romney In Terms Of Facebook Presence Obama Trouncing Romney In Terms Of Facebook Presence

After a lengthy, oftentimes contentious GOP Presidential primary, we now know that it’s going to be Mitt Romney that takes on President Obama in November. While we know that it takes a all-inclusive strategy to win a Presidential election (touring …

Someone New Has A Crush On Obama, And It’s A Dude Someone New Has A Crush On Obama, And It’s A Dude

Back in 2008, the world was introduced to the romantic aspirations of young Amber Lee Ettinger, or as you may know her, The Obama Girl. Her video “I Got A Crush On Obama” went viral prior to the presidential election …

Mitt Romney App Projects A Better Amercia Mitt Romney App Projects A Better Amercia

Mitt Romney has clenched the GOP nomination, but someone on his team hasn’t quite clenched the concept of how to spell the country of which he’s running for President. Some poor, poor developer will most likely never work in this …

James Lipton, On The Topic Of Mitt Romney’s Humanity James Lipton, On The Topic Of Mitt Romney’s Humanity

“I love being in Michigan,” said soon-to-be GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a stump speech in the Great Lakes state. “Everything seems right here. You know, I come back to Michigan; the trees are the right height. The grass …

Gay Marriage “Liked” By Obama’s Facebook Followers Gay Marriage “Liked” By Obama’s Facebook Followers

Unless you’ve been living under a severely large rock for the past 24 hours, you’ve seen the news cycle – both network and online – dominated by one story. On Wednesday, President Obama officially came out in support of gay …

The 2012 Presidential Election, As Told By Google Autocomplete The 2012 Presidential Election, As Told By Google Autocomplete
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With Newt Gingrich dropping out of the GOP primary race today, the inevitable has happened. Mitt Romney will be your Republican candidate for President in 2012. The Romney/Obama battle has already begun with hard hard-hitting attacks about each candidate’s dealings …

Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video

Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President – everybody knows it. After sweeping five primaries last Tuesday, it’s pretty much a done deal. But Newt Gingrich is taking his time exiting the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary race. At …

Ann Romney: Our Dog Loved Riding On The Car Roof Ann Romney: Our Dog Loved Riding On The Car Roof

In the past few years, now former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s last name became something else. You’ve probably read dozens of pieces on Santorum’s “Google problem,” so I’ll spare you most of the sticky details. In short, anti-Santorum activists were …

Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account

Today, Vice President Joe Biden joined Twitter. He was actually already on Twitter, on a more official capacity. The Veep’s new Twitter account has been launched as a “reboot,” to give voters a look at what Biden’s doing on a …

The Republican Candidates’ Email Strategies Get A Breakdown [INFOGRAPHIC] The Republican Candidates’ Email Strategies Get A Breakdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you been getting campaign emails from anyone this primary season? Or, to put it more bluntly, who here made the mistake of signing up for an email list? Okay, not all campaign emails are bad. If you are (or …

President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes

President Obama is having a busy week. Between the campaign season becoming more and more intense with every passing day and the Supreme Court looking into his health care law, the Commander in Chief probably didn’t have time to open …

Obama Trounces GOP Candidates In Site Visitors Obama Trounces GOP Candidates In Site Visitors

Everyone’s talking about how this election is the first true “social media” election, and it’s true that 2012 will probably see the most attempts at these types of connections from candidates to voters than ever before (way more the 2008). …

Social Ads Will Rule The 2012 Campaign [INFOGRAPHIC] Social Ads Will Rule The 2012 Campaign [INFOGRAPHIC]

Back in 2008, a year where social media played a bigger role in the election than ever before, Barack Obama and John McCain only spent $500,000 combined on social advertising – and that was all Obama. In the 2012 election, …

Super Tuesday Results From Twitter: Santorum Takes The Night Super Tuesday Results From Twitter: Santorum Takes The Night

Tuesday night was the biggest night of the 2012 Republican primary season so far, as ten different states took to the polls to vote for who they feel is the best candidate to represent the party come November. Off and …

President Obama Switches To Facebook Timeline President Obama Switches To Facebook Timeline
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The Obama campaign isn’t waiting for any mandatory push, as they have officially switched the President’s page to the new Timeline. And as you can see from the image above, the team is using to new design as a prominent …

Obama’s 2012 Campaign Playlist Available On Spotify Obama’s 2012 Campaign Playlist Available On Spotify

President Obama is going to spend a good part of 2012 on the campaign trail, and every speech he makes at every rally he stages needs music. Campaign music is always meticulously selected for both awesomeness and message and whether …

Google News Adds Election Section To Homepage Google News Adds Election Section To Homepage

Just a couple days after announcing their new Politics & Elections hub, Google is making another attempt to keep you apprised of all the breaking news surrounding the 2012 campaign. Google News now features an Elections section on its homepage …

Rick Perry Tweets He’s Continuing His Campaign Rick Perry Tweets He’s Continuing His Campaign

After telling supporters at the Iowa Caucus last night that he was going home to Texas to “reassess” his campaign, Texas Governor Rick Perry is apparently going to stay in the race after all. This morning, he tweeted the following …

President Obama Joins Instagram, Brings Photo Filtering To The 2012 Campaign Trail President Obama Joins Instagram, Brings Photo Filtering To The 2012 Campaign Trail
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As the campaign season heats up, President Obama is taking one more step to connect with the iOS culture – by joining Instagram. The wildly popular photo filtering app is already on its way to becoming a consummate social network, …