All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘election 2012’

Vice Presidential Debate Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

If you want to see the current Vice President of the United States and the man that could assume that role battle it out face-to-face, tonight’s your only chance. At 9 pm ET, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will meet for the only Vice Presidential debate of the campaign season. The debate will take place at Centre College in Danville, …

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Google Maps Hot-Button Political Search Terms Across the U.S.

If you weren’t aware, Google has info on our searches just sitting around. Since we, as a nation, make millions and millions of searches every week, you’d expect that Google has quite a bit of that information. Today, they’ve put it to good use by taking some specific search terms and cross referencing them by region to come up with …

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First Presidential Debate Undergoes a Bad Lip Reading

If you missed the first Presidential debate, don’t worry – there are still two more to go. And even if there were no more televised contests it would be cool, because Bad Lip Reading has you covered. The folks at BLR have tackled the debate, putting their spin on the Denver showdown between President Obama and Mitt Romney. As a …

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Sesame Street Wants Obama Campaign to Take Down Big Bird Ad

Poor Big Bird. Nobody wants to be inserted into a campaign as rough as the one currently playing out for President of the United States, and I can imagine that the eight-foot tall bright yellow bird is no exception. Now, on his behalf, Sesame Street has taken lengths to make it abundantly clear that Big Bird (and any other character, …

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Watch Celebrities Tell You to Vote, For Anything

It’s that time of the year again (ok, time of the every four years). It’s voting season, which means there will be plenty of people who come along and tell you that you have to vote, and how much it matters. Voting is cool, man. Right? Anyway, I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of celebrity PSAs encouraging you to fulfill your …

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Watch the Presidential Debate Live on Your Xbox (It’s Interactive, If You’re into That)

Political junkies, members of the informed electorate, concerned citizens: YouTube isn’t the only place to watch a live streamed version of Wednesday night’s Presidential debate. Those of you with Xbox LIVE can also stream the first debate of the season – and you can even participate if you want. Xbox LIVE members can watch the live stream via the Election …

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Presidential Debates Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

Today, we begin the last full month before election day. And as we turn our calendars to October, the first Presidential debate is only a couple of days away. University of Denver will host the first debate of the season, and it will air across the country at 9 pm ET. Along with traditional broadcast channels, you can also watch …

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Samuel L. Jackson’s Obama Ad “Wake The F*ck Up” Hits YouTube

We knew it was coming, and today it hit the YouTubes. We’re talking of course about Samuel L. Jackson’s profanity-laden pro-Obama advert “Wake the F*ck Up.” Sponsored by the liberal Jewish Council for Education and Research, the ad plays like a bedtime rhyme for Obama supporters. It features a little girl, with the help of Jackson, telling people that this …

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YouTube Adds New Voter Registration Annotation to Make Voting Go Viral

Today marks the debut of a new holiday in the United States. September 25th is officially the first-ever National Vote Registration Day, a campaign to make sure that all eligible voters out there get registered. The campaign is spreading the word across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, and other networks using the official hashtag #925NVRD. YouTube is taking a small step …

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Register to Vote Recently? Add It to Your Facebook Timeline

Like it or not, Facebook is one of the most popular arenas for political discussion (and arguing) in the world. Think about it; nearly one billion people, all with their own views on how their countries should be run. Set aside the fact that your cousin Jed really annoys you with his incessant updates, and your idiot sister doesn’t know …

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Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook

Last month, we told you that both Presidential candidates had signed up for their own “Meet the Candidates” event co-sponsored by Spanish language broadcaster Univision and Facebook. Today, it’s Mitt Romney’s turn to address the forum. The event will kick off at 6:30 pm ET, and will be streaming live on Facebook. You can watch it en Español aquí, or …

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President Obama’s Speech Dominated Facebook, Too

Today, the folks over at Twitter gave us some big news concerning President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech at the closing night of the Democratic National Convention: he broke a record. In terms of politically-themed tweets, Obama set a tweets per minute record at 52,756 as his speech came to a close. Overall, the DNC saw over 9.5 million tweets over …

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