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Facebook Tips New Members of Congress on How to Properly Run a Page Facebook Tips New Members of Congress on How to Properly Run a Page
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Facebook has just published their official guide for new members of the 113th Congress on how to set up and maintain a successful presence on the site. Earlier this year, the company urged current members of Congress to step up …

Third-Grader Is Really Pissed That Obama Won
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Earlier this week, we checked up on the “Bronco Bama” girl, a four-year-old that previously went viral by lamenting the seemingly endless cycle of political bickering leading up to the Presidential election. We noted that she seemed happy that President …

As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam
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If the situation over at the White House petition site wasn’t already silly, now it’s official. As the number of petitions to allow states to secede from the United States continues to grow, there are now a couple of petitions …

Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site
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Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it’s the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week. Whatever the case, you should …

This Is What It Looks Like (on Facebook) When You Lose a Presidential Election This Is What It Looks Like (on Facebook) When You Lose a Presidential Election
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Losing a Presidential election must be hard. Mitt Romney has a wonderful family, he’s healthy (per Presidential physical), and he can continue on with his life knowing that nearly half of the country wanted him to be President – he’ll …

Hot Dog! Look Who’s Back on Twitter (It’s Anthony Weiner) Hot Dog! Look Who’s Back on Twitter (It’s Anthony Weiner)

Back in June of 2011, and sitting U.S. Representative tweeted an inappropriate photo of his private area to thousands of followers. His name, as you probably recall, is Anthony Weiner. Weiner tweeted a pic of his wiener. The jokes wrote …

Sergey Brin’s Political Statement Gets Facebook Product Director To Share A Google+ Link Sergey Brin’s Political Statement Gets Facebook Product Director To Share A Google+ Link

Earlier, we shared a Google+ post Google co-founder Sergey Brin posted last night about today’s elections. In case you missed it, here is what he said: Sergey Brin8 hours ago I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.Not because of …

Here’s What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches Here’s What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches
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Yahoo put out a blog post outlining the various things it is doing with its search results for election-related queries. If you search “2012 Presidential Polls,” Yahoo will show you the latest national poll numbers at any given time: If …

Celebrate Election Day with a Bad Lip Reading of the Debates

Hopefully, by the end of the night (or early tomorrow morning), we’ll know who won the 2012 Presidential election. Even if something strange happens and we have to wait a little while for the official results, one thing is certain: …

Sergey Brin To Election Victors: Withdraw From Your Parties, Become Independent Sergey Brin To Election Victors: Withdraw From Your Parties, Become Independent
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin had some thoughts about today’s presidential election, and shared them on Google+ last night. Here’s what he had to say: Sergey Brin6 hours ago I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.Not because of who might …

“Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S. “Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S.
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Google is running an Election Day doodle in the U.S. today, as the nation works on electing its president for the next four years. The doodle this time does not take us to “Election Day” results, however. It takes us …

Check Out This Cool “Paths to the White House” Map

Tomorrow’s the big day – Election 2012. Everyone thinks this is going to be a close one (although there’s plenty of debate regarding just how close), and we know that, like many years, the outcome will be decided by a …

YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote

During the 2012 campaign season, Youtube has been involved in providing people access to the videos that they need to be better-informed voters. They streamed both political conventions in their entirety, as well as all four Presidential and Vice Presidential …

The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video)
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TED has put out a new video explaining the Electoral College, for those of you who would like to see how it works. It’s not a usual TED Talk-style video, but rather a five-minute animated clip with a voice over …

Psychos Are Keeping Jimmy Wales From Voting Psychos Are Keeping Jimmy Wales From Voting
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Someone on Quora recently asked who Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales would be voting for in the upcoming election. His answer may surprise you. He won’t be voting. That’s not because he doesn’t care about voting, mind you. It’s not because …

Google Breaks Out the Political Scorecards in Time for Election Day Google Breaks Out the Political Scorecards in Time for Election Day
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Guys, it’s almost over. The 2012 Presidential race has made the final turn and has entered the homestretch. Like any good horse race, this is the most exciting time – especially if you’re living in one of the highly-contested swing …

Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most
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Back in August, Twitter launched their own Political Index (TPI) to track Twitter users’ general feelings about the Presidential candidates. The index is calculated using an algorithm that weighs the sentiment of tweets mentioning Obama or Romney as compared to …

Calculate How Much Obama & Romney Are Willing to Spend on Your Vote Calculate How Much Obama & Romney Are Willing to Spend on Your Vote

It’s no secret that both the Obama and Romney teams are doing all they can to get your vote on November 6th, and they have been for quite some time. Much of that effort is directed toward your online activities, …

Google Compiles Voting Info into One Easy Tool Google Compiles Voting Info into One Easy Tool

Google knows that people use their service to find information on voting: when, where, how, who, etc. In order to make it a little easier, Google has compiled all of this information into one place, and they call it their …

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney as the Candidate Best Suited to Bring About the Zombie Apocalypse
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It’s just over one week until the 2012 Presidential election, which means it’s time for those last minute celebrity endorsements to start rolling in. And Republican candidate Mitt Romney can take pride in the fact that he’s convinced one Hollywood …

Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site

Bing announced the launch of Bing Elections at Bing.com/elections. It includes “real-time” algorithmic news results from what Bing calls “key national, partisan and non-partisan sources.” It also features an interactive map with national, state and local election results from the …