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Racism Is Over According To GOP Tweet

Racism Is Over According To GOP Tweet

By Val Powell December 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Is Racism Over? Republicans thinks so. On Sunday, The Republican National Committee (RNC) seemed to suggest that racism was ended with Rosa Parks’ arrest when it tweeted through its official @GOP Twitter account that, “Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold …

Michelle Obama's Speech Sees Crazy Twitter Buzz Michelle Obama's Speech Sees Crazy Twitter Buzz

Ever since the kickoff of the Republican National Convention last week, Twitter’s @Gov team has been hard at work monitoring tweet buzz – mostly in the form of total tweets and spikes in tweets per minute. For instance, last week …

Watch Clint Eastwood Talking to a Chair, the Song Watch Clint Eastwood Talking to a Chair, the Song

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If you missed the final night of the Republican National Convention, you probably missed Clint Eastwood talking to a chair; an empty chair that was supposed to contain President Obama, or something like that. Clint Eastwood said a lot of …

Invisible Obama Twitter Account Has Been Suspended Invisible Obama Twitter Account Has Been Suspended
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Is anyone else still trying to figure out exactly what in the hell Clint Eastwood was up to last night? In one of the most surreal, bizarre, and unexpected moves in the history of political conventions, Academy Award-winning actor and …

Romney Sees 14,289 Tweets per Minute During Speech Romney Sees 14,289 Tweets per Minute During Speech

One convention down, one to go. Last night in Tampa, Mitt Romney accepted his party’s nomination for President on the United States, and gave a speech that was part indictment of the Obama administration and part trip through memory lane. …

Paul Ryan's Speech Pushes RNC Tweets Over 2 Million Paul Ryan's Speech Pushes RNC Tweets Over 2 Million

On Tuesday, Twitter told us that this year’s Republican National Convention had already produced more tweets that the entirety of the 2008 convention – and it hadn’t even gotten off the ground. When the 2012 convention smashed the 2008 convention …

Ann Romney Won the Night, According to Twitter Ann Romney Won the Night, According to Twitter
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After a short delay due to Hurricane Isaac in the Gulf, the 2012 Republican National Convention had its first true night of activities on Tuesday. Some of the high-profile speakers included House Speaker John Boehner, former candidate Rick Santorum, and …

Twitter: Already More Tweets for 2012 RNC Than 2008 Twitter: Already More Tweets for 2012 RNC Than 2008

More evidence today that the 2012 election really is the first true social media election: Twitter has announced that this year’s Republican National convention has already generated more tweets than the entire 2008 Convention. And this year’s party hasn’t even …

Reminder: RNC Streaming Live on YouTube Tonight Reminder: RNC Streaming Live on YouTube Tonight

After weather delays, the 2012 Republican National Convention will really get underway today with speeches from the likes of Chris Christie, Rick Santorum, and Ann Romney. This morning, YouTube is reminding us that we can watch all of the speeches …

Foursquare, TIME Take on the Conventions Foursquare, TIME Take on the Conventions

Foursquare is the latest social app to take on the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, as they hope to provide real-time check-in information as well as in depth to-do lists for convention-goers. They have partnered with TIME magazine to …

Republican National Convention Launches Mobile App Republican National Convention Launches Mobile App
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Gear up, GOP’ers, the Republican National Convention is only ten days away, and the organizers of the event want to give attendees as well as those following it across the country a leg up. With that in mind, the RNC …

Obama Hijacks MySpace Page, Mails Howard Dean

Talk about mixed emotions. I like Barack Obama – at least, as seen on TV – and just when I started to like him more because of a letter he sent to Democratic National Convention Chair Howlin’ Howard Dean urging him to put debate video under public license, the Washington Post reports his campaign officers butting his biggest fan out of MySpace.

Pundits Want Presidential Debates On YouTube
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Some of the most influential pundits on both sides of the political stage are petitioning the Republican and Democratic National Conventions (RNC and DNC) to ensure all Presidential debate video be licensed under Creative Commons, making it legal to share debate video footage online.

Yahoo Search Ad Campaign To Focus On RNC

With the Republican National Convention scheduled for New York City next week, Yahoo Search is preparing an advertising blitz that will target people attending the RNC. The Yahoo Search advertisements will be part of the company’s estimated $100 million “Life Engine” campaign.