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Tropicana's Freshly Squeezed Election Tweets

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

This has got to be the coolest data visualization I've seen yet coming out of the Twitterverse. It's also one of the smartest product placement moves I've ever seen a traditional company do online. (A glance at ... Read More

Tropicana's Freshly Squeezed Election Tweets

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

This has got to be the coolest data visualization I've seen yet coming out of the Twitterverse. It's also one of the smartest product placement moves I've ever seen a traditional company do online. (A glance at ... Read More

Tracking the World's Mood on LiveJournal: Hopeful, Ecstatic, Less Depressed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

Barack Obama probably used the word "hope" more than any other, calling himself a "hope-monger," not a fear-monger. Here's some interesting evidence that his rise to power is making a lot of people hopeful: Moodgrapher ... Read More

Tracking the World's Mood on LiveJournal: Hopeful, Ecstatic, Less Depressed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

Barack Obama probably used the word "hope" more than any other, calling himself a "hope-monger," not a fear-monger. Here's some interesting evidence that his rise to power is making a lot of people hopeful: Moodgrapher ... Read More

What Happens to the Obama Network After the Election? (2)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 3 2008

What happens to Obama's network after the election? The answer depends a lot on decisions Obama and his top aides will make, but thanks to the lateral networking tools available to everyone online, the answer to that ... Read More

What Happens to the Obama Network After the Election? (2)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 3 2008

What happens to Obama's network after the election? The answer depends a lot on decisions Obama and his top aides will make, but thanks to the lateral networking tools available to everyone online, the answer to that ... Read More

Obama Bandwagon Effect on Facebook

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 3 2008

I think this picture says it pretty clearly. In the last two weeks, Barack Obama has gained nearly 400,000 new friends on Facebook, a 20% increase in that short period of time. Wow. I guess the surge is working. Read More

Bookmark This Page: Google Maps the Election Returns

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 3 2008

Courtesy the good folks at Google, we've got a real-time election results map. It has separate layers for Presidential, House and Senate races, showing results down to the county level. The map updates in real time as ... Read More

Obama vs McCain: Who's Phoning Whom?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 3 2008

It's been clear for some time that the McCain campaign is way behind the Obama campaign in all kinds of social media metrics. Obama has more that twice as many unique visitors to his website (not a good sign if you ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed today >

First POST: Violations

Hundreds of State Department employees had to know Hillary Clinton was breaking email protocol; if Clinton read the State Department employee manual she should have known better; Axelrod calls the mess a "ball of wool"; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hotmail

The Clinton email brouhaha continues: Network Solutions, Clinton's domain registrar, was hacked in 2010; faulty encryption left the Clinton system open to hacking; @clintonemail.com a status symbol; "Jeb Bush did it too"; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Master of their Domain(s)

Hillary Clinton's "homebrew" email server; everything else you wanted to know about Clinton's personal email; a Romanian hacker called "Guccifer"; "Nothing is actually private"; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Shemails

Hillary Clinton stumbles on transparency; Jeb Bush chides her but he's too transparent; how Janet Napolitano got around that pesky gov't email rule; meanwhile, New York puts expiration dates on state workers' emails; and much, much more! GO

monday >

First POST: Outings

"Snowdenites" may have the "upper hand" in surveillance politics; ten lessons from the "underdog" net neutrality win; "Europtechnopanic"; ISIS threatens Twitter founder; and much, much more. GO

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