- Clinton rules Twitter during Republican debate with these epic trolls of her rivals.
- ‘How to move to Canada’ trending after Trump win on Super Tuesday, via Laura Packard.
- Even as He Rises, Donald Trump Entertains Conspiracy Theories that circulate online.
- Scammers using search ads to pose as political candidates, rake in contributions.
- Carson Says Social Media Fans Keep Him in Race. Not for long, though. C.f. Carson Spent Most of His Money on Consultants, a classic sign of a scam fundraising churn operation.
- Examining the (Online) Ad Fraud Marketplace.
- A Lesson from Gawker’s Trump Trap.
- 2016 Front-Runners Top List of Election Influencers on Social Media. Also on the list: Ronald Reagan, Pope Francis and Cher…hmmm, isn’t Reagan dead?
- Super (Data) Tuesday: What information presidential campaign websites collect behind the scenes, via Shaun Dakin.
- Big Data’s Big Role In Big Politics, an excellent overview.
- An Incredibly Dorky Look at Each Presidential Candidateâ€™s Technology Stack.
- Michael Bloomberg moved his website (away from Bloomberg servers) as speculation about intentions grew.
- Austin radio station flooded with reports of voting machines switching votes from Trump to Rubio. Even the robots fear Trump, though the numbers don’t sound like a flood to me.
- Brazil Facebook head arrested for refusing to share WhatsApp data.
- The Evolution of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and the Rise of DIY.
- Facebook Reaction Buttons: What Nonprofit Marketers Will Love.
- How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors.
- A handy tool to help plan your nonprofit Google Grant ad spending.
- Reaching local media still makes a difference, including local bloggers.
- Digitizing Politics: Talking with a Social Media Innovator for the White House and State Department. A conversation with Macon Phillips
- Talking about Authenticity and the End of Dominant Media with Josh Cohen and Brad Bauman of The Pastorum Group.
- A classic Trump tweet, this time aimed at Romney.
- And finally, Israeli troops relying on Waze app blunder into Palestinian area; clashes follow. The “avoid dangerous areas” feature was turned off, I kid you not.
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