Facebook Makes Campaign 2012 More Social with New “I’m Voting” App

Let’s say you’re someone who has strong feelings about politics and all aspects of the 2012 Presidential race. Good, it’s nice to care deeply about things. Let’s also say that you like to make your policial leanings well known to…

Redditors Photoshop the Hell out of Paul Ryan’s Wikipedia Photo

Redditor SiliconC noticed that presumptive Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan’s Wikipedia page features a photo with an “absurdly high resolution” (2,046 × 2,557 pixels). They suggested that shop-happy redditors have a bit of fun with it. And boy, did they.…

Watch the Conventions, Debates Live with YouTube’s New Elections Hub

YouTube has just announced a pretty impressive addition to the flood of political coverage leading up to the November 6th election. YouTube’s Elections Hub is billed as a “one-stop channel for key political moment from now through the upcoming election.”…

Amazon Looks to Gauge the Political Pulse with “Red & Blue” Book Map

If you want to get a look into the political pulse of the country based on political book purchases, Amazon’s got you covered. Today, they’ve unveiled the Amazon Election Heat Map 2012, an interactive map that allows you to see…

Republican National Convention Launches Mobile App

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…

Facebook’s Politics Team Is Taking on the Conventions

Facebook’s Politics & Government team has done pretty good job so far in running the U.S. Politics on Facebook page. The page, set up a few years ago, is now covering their first presidential election by showcasing how the candidates…

Yahoo Announces New “Social Talk Show” For 2012 Election

As the conventions near and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney begins to hit the trail with his just-announced VP pick, Yahoo News is launching a series of programs designed to expand their election coverage – most notably into the social…

Paul Ryan Is Currently the Most Buzzed-About Candidate on Facebook

You can say what you want about Paul Ryan’s thoughts on entitlement reform, budgetary quirks, or politics in general – the point is that you’re saying it. All of it. Apparently, Facebook is buzzing about Mitt Romney’s weekend running mate…

Who is Paul Ryan? Let’s Check His Facebook Page

Over the weekend, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney finally ended all the speculation and picked Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to join him on the ticket. As the author of “The Path to Prosperity” (aka the Ryan budget) back in…

Here’s How Political Campaigns Should Be Using Facebook, According To Facebook

Studies have shown that politicians engaging voters on Facebook is a good thing for their campaigns. In light of this fact, Facebook thinks that campaigns (all of them, from the top down) should turn their Facebook focus into overdrive for…