Social Media’s Relationship with Politics

If you are wondering if social media coverage effects voter turnout, public perception, and election results, than Nielsen has some great facts and figures for you. Analysts looked at online social media buzz for 50 days preceding four political races-two…

Follow Super Tuesday Results With Google’s New Interactive Election Map

With the Republican National Convention still over five months away, today could prove to be the most pivotal moment yet for the Republican presidential candidates vying for their party’s nomination. Super Tuesday, as you’ve no doubt heard the punditry refer…

Romney Has A Santorum Problem (With Search Engines)

You can’t bottle lightning, but you can at least flick the lights on and off really quickly to create a similar albeit campier effect. That seems to be what’s happening with online activists/pranksters trying to duplicate the magnificent hex Dan…

Can Google Search Trends Predict Election Results?

American voters are perplexing animals. How easily persuaded are they, what issues matter most to them, what causes them to scream for blood, on what issue do they keep their head in the sand – these are questions that pollsters…

Pets With Newt 2012: Gingrich Wants The Domesticated Animal Vote

Presidential candidates have been trying to find efficient, effective ways to incorporate the realm of social media into their campaigns ever since Barack Obama parlayed it into a four-year (at least) stay at the White House. Former Speaker of the…

Mitt Romney Is President Of The United States Of Facebook

While Ron Paul is winning the Republican constituency of the Twitternation, Mitt Romney has established himself as the candidate of Facebook, even ahead of President Obama. Experian Hitwise Director of Research Heather Doughtery wrote about the Facebook traffic for the…

Ron Paul Is Still President Of The United States Of Twitter

Now that Rick Perry has awkwardly called it quits, there are only four remaining members in the Fellowship of the Ring of Republicans. There’s another primary coming up this weekend, this time in South Carolina, that will surely winnow the…