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White House Joins Tumblr, Says There Will Be GIFs White House Joins Tumblr, Says There Will Be GIFs
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If you’re a Tumblr user, you can now follow the White House. Today they announced their latest foray into the social web. The White House currently has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, YouTube, Soundcloud, Google+. And the President …

Obama: Daughters’ Tattoos Come With A Price
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Obama said recently that if his daughters ever make the decision to ink themselves, he and Michelle will make them pay in the form of embarrassment. The president apparently isn’t a fan of tattoos–at least not on his kids’ behalf–and …

AP Twitter Account Back Up Following Hack AP Twitter Account Back Up Following Hack

After being down for over 20 hours following a hack, the Associated Press’ Twitter account is now back up and running. “Thank you for your patience,” tweeted the @AP account early Wednesday morning. Yesterday, around 1 pm ET, the @AP …

AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion
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Two explosions have not rocked the White House and President Obama is not injured. But if you follow the Associated Press’ official Twitter account, you might have seen some disturbing news to the contrary. Earlier this afternoon, the AP’s official …

Obama: 5% of Salary to Be Given to the U.S. Treasury
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The U.S. has been suffering from an economic lull for years now, and workers have been feeling the pinch. This year, congress delayed budget measures until the recent sequester resulted. That means that now even government employees will begin to …

White House Officially Announces New Brain-Mapping Project

As expected, President Obama has officially announced a bold new brain-mapping project that will attempt to do for the human brain what the Human Genome Project did for human genetics. The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project “promises …

Watch President Obama Fill Out His NCAA Bracket

President Obama, self-proclaimed avid college basketball fan, has just made his predictions for how March Madness will play out. ESPN calls it “Barack-etology. Cute. This year, the President selects Louisville, Ohio St., Florida, and Indiana to advance to the Final …

The Obama Administration Has an Awesome New Brain-Mapping Project in the Pipeline
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In the same way that the Human Genome Project has helped improve our understanding of human genetics, the White House is hoping that a new project could help us unlock the mysteries of the human brain. According to a report …

Anonymous Launches #opSOTU: Plans To Kill State Of The Union Address Live Stream Anonymous Launches #opSOTU: Plans To Kill State Of The Union Address Live Stream
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President Obama will be meeting before a joint session of Congress tonight to deliver the annual State of the Union address. The address will be streamed live on the Internet to the millions of Americans who will be tuning in …

State of the Union: Obama’s Minimum Wage Bit Sees Biggest Twitter Spike State of the Union: Obama’s Minimum Wage Bit Sees Biggest Twitter Spike
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Tuesday night’s State of the Union address contained 6,419 words and took just about an hour to deliver. 101 different lines in the speech were followed by applause, and President Obama mentioned defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney a total of …

Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Is No CISPA, Contains Privacy Protections Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Is No CISPA, Contains Privacy Protections
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Near the end of President Obama’s State of the Union address, he addressed the need for cybersecurity reform. He also confirmed the long standing rumor that he would indeed be signing an executive order into law that helps increase information …

Ted Nugent Tweets He’ll Attend State of the Union
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Ted Nugent, who is neither dead or in jail, will be one of the guests present at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. He’s attending as the guest of Steve Stockman, a Republican U.S. Representative from Texas’ 36th congressional …

White House Will Issue Cybersecurity Executive Order On Wednesday [Rumor] White House Will Issue Cybersecurity Executive Order On Wednesday [Rumor]
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It’s fairly common knowledge that the Obama administration has been crafting an executive order to address cybersecurity for quite some time now. The only thing we didn’t know was when such an order would be made public, but a new …

Sally Jewell Chosen For Secretary of the Interior

U.S. President Barack Obama today announced his pick for a new Secretary of the Interior. Sally Jewell, the CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), will be nominated by the president to head up the U.S. Department of the interior. If …

Florida Man Convicted Over Facebook Threats to Kill Obama, “Watch the Life Disappear from His Eyes” Florida Man Convicted Over Facebook Threats to Kill Obama, “Watch the Life Disappear from His Eyes”
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You can say a lot of things and stand behind First Amendment protections. Saying that you’re going to kill the President on Facebook is not one of those things, according to a Florida jury. A Florida man has been convicted …

Obama Is Not Being Asked to Resign Over Beyonce’s Lip-Sync, Put Away Your Twitchy Tweeting Thumbs You Gullible Lot
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Come on, guys. Think about something before you go all stage five freakout on Twitter. I know that’s too much to ask, but I’m still going to ask it. Despite what you may have read, a “rising chorus” of Republicans …

Beyonce Gets Biggest Inauguration Spike on Facebook Beyonce Gets Biggest Inauguration Spike on Facebook

Yesterday, President Obama officially began his second term in office. Inauguration day 2013 features the public reading of the Oath of Office, a parade, some dancing at some inaugural balls, and Michelle Obama’s bangs. It also featured Beyonce, simply owning …

Obama’s Inauguration Streaming Live on YouTube, WhiteHouse.gov

If you’re unable to be in our nation’s capital today to watch the historic inauguration ceremony for the now two-term President Barack Obama, or find yourself away from the television – have no fear. You can still watch the President’s …

That NRA Ad About President Obama’s Kids Gets a Funny or Die Response
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As you may have already know, the NRA has released an ad that attacks President Obama because his kids have armed Secret Service to protect them. “Are the President’s kids more important than yours,” asks the ad. “Then why is …

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration Gets an Official App Complete with a Live-stream The 2013 Presidential Inauguration Gets an Official App Complete with a Live-stream

On Monday, January 21st, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in and will begin their second term in office. The 2013 Presidential inauguration will be the 57th in history. If you’re interested in following the day’s …

The Future Of Sharing Your Netflix History On Facebook Is Now In Obama’s Hands The Future Of Sharing Your Netflix History On Facebook Is Now In Obama’s Hands
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Some of the best news this week was when the VPPA was approved by the House. The 1988 bill desperately needed to be updated so that Netflix socialites could share their viewing history on social networks. Now the bill has …