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Ayn Rand Disowned by VP Candidate Paul Ryan

Ayn Rand Disowned by VP Candidate Paul Ryan

By Sean Patterson August 14, 2012 | 44 Comments

Now that Paul Ryan has been chosen as presidential candidate Mit Romney’s running mate, the incessant digging into Ryan’s past has commenced. As a part of that digging, the candidate’s beliefs and past speeches are now being vetted. As relatively …

Digg Unearths Presidential Candidate Tracking

Users of Digg can keep an eye on how candidates (or presumably their campaigns) interact with stories appearing on the social media site.

Obama Leading All Candidates Online
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Illinois Senator Barack Obama is attracting more visitors to his campaign Web site than any of the other presidential candidates according to the Nielsen Company.

Three Candidates Sign On To Google Government

At first glance it looks like three Presidential candidates swore to uphold a law already passed, but since that wouldn’t make any sense at all, we’ll assume they meant they’ll hold the Executive branch to the same standards the Legislative has already adopted. Given the bobbing and weaving of the current administration, that really would be something.

Hitwise Watches 2008 Candidates

Hitwise announced yesterday their new Election 2008 Data Center. With only fourteen months to the next election, it’s a darn good thing they started now.

Okay, joking aside, it is a good thing they’ve started now: everyone else seems to have started.

Analytics: Google Adds PDF, Compete Preps Service

Google’s established Analytics service becomes more report-friendly with a recent tweak, while Compete readies its Search Analytics product to complement its Site Analytics offering.

Search Isn’t Finding Candidate Stands On Issues

Though it is estimated 42 percent of voters use the Internet to find information about Presidential candidates, those voters are not being served as well as they could be.

Presidential Candidates Missing Online Audience

All of the major presidential candidates have an online presence, but their current online strategies are not reaching 42 percent of voters who use the Internet for information about politics, according to a study from iCrossing "How America Searches: Election 2008."

Candidates Need To Play Online Politics

What’s the best way to learn more about where a presidential candidate stands on an issue? Voters who are likely to participate in the 2008 election say the Internet, according to a study by Burst Media.

Because the Internet is viewed as a better place to find information on candidates, televised debates could have less impact in the minds of voters.

eMarketer Senior Analyst Ben Macklin says the Internet is a major benefit to office seekers.

YouTube Puts Candidates In The Spotlight

YouTube is expanding their You Choose ’08 voter education initiative with the launch of the YouTube You Choose ’08 Spotlight that will feature video conversations between presidential candidates and voters.

MySpace To Hold Presidential Primary

MySpace is becoming more involved in the political process and today announced plans to hold their own Presidential primary. The social networking giant will hold virtual elections on January 1 and 2, 2008.

Presidential Candidates & Behavioral Targeting

I read an interesting article by Michael D Jensen titled “What do the Presidential Candidates use for Analytics?”

SEO and the Presidential Candidates
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A recent article posted on Slashdot looked at various website design points of the top 6 Presidential Candidates.

Presidential Candidates and Analytics

I thought it would be interesting to look at all of the top presidential candidates and see what they are using for analytics for their site. I visited each site, viewed source, and looked for Javascript code or any other trace of analytics code I could find.

Presidential Candidates Look Online

The Internet has played an increasing role in politics. It has become a tool for potential candidates at the local, state and national level. Politicians know that using blogs or video is just another way to get their message out and further build their base.

Risk Management – Security Qualified Candidates

All companies have a risk tolerance, some companies have a higher tolerance for risk than other companies do, many follow few lead.

Mozilla Preparing Firefox 1.0.3 Update

In light of the discovery of new security vulnerabilities in the Firefox browser, the Mozilla developmental team is hard at work on an update to the blossoming and very popular web browser.