November 16th, 2012
Today’s Press Club discussion on social media’s role in 2012 is shaping up to be a terrific discussion, and you can follow the live coverage via the hashtag #SocialElection. Below are links to articles covering topics that are likely to come up, starting with a slew on Epolitics.com and moving on to excellent coverage from other sources. Enjoy.
- Can Social Media Win the Presidential Election?.
- Mitt Romney, Welcome to Politics in a YouTube Era.
- Political Rapid Response Now Happens in Seconds, Not Hours.
- New Research: Social Media CAN Influence Voting Behavior.
- Romney’s ‘Binders’ of Women Dominate Internet Post-Debate.
- (Social) Tech for Putting Volunteers to Work.
- E.J. Dionne on Tonight’s Debate: ‘Keep an eye on the Twitter feeds’.
- On Twitter, Romney Won the First Debate.
- Are Small Online Donors the Key (and Largely Overlooked) Factor in the Presidential Race?
- Key 2012 Tech Trends: Eight Vital Online Tools for Political Campaigns.
- Twitter Duels, Faster Politics, and the Importance of Integration.
- RNC Updates the ‘Social Victory Center’ Facebook App, But Is Anyone Using It?
- Instagram Gets Political: Social Media Photography On the Campaign Trail.
- Chuck Grassley: As Long as He Has a Twitter Feed, His Opponent Has a Chance.
- Campaigns Use Social Media to Lure Younger Voters. But, Welcome to the bubble: Most people don’t use social networking for politics.
- Twitter Deputizes Millions of Pundits During Political Conventions. C.f. Postcards From the Parallel Universe in Real Time and Obama’s DNC speech sets new political record on Twitter.
- A social media-fueled upset: How Ted Cruz’s online efforts helped shock the GOP establishment.
- GOP’s Gray Revolution. Republican social media, post-2008.
- Here’s Facebook’s Most-Liked Photo of All Time.
- Facebook: I Want My Friends Back.
- The Rise and Fall of Social Media in American Politics (And How it May Rise Again).
- Risk of gaffes heightened in age of Twitter.
- Facebook to Roll Out Email, Phone Number Ad Targeting. Plus, Voter File Data Comes to Facebook Ads.
- Obama and GOP Twitter Buys Inspire Passionate Tweet Trend.
- Democrats More Likely to Use Facebook for Political Purposes.
- Obama camp hammers Romney comments through social media.
- Facebook Finally Becomes a Place to Win Votes. More on Fb’s voter-file targeting options.