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Chicago Event: What's Next for the Obama Movement? The Organizing of the President (11.6.08)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

I'm going to be speaking on a panel tomorrow organized by Al Giordano and the FieldHands, along with Nate Silver and Sean Quinn of 538 and Tara Brownlee, the head of Obama's Illinois Field Department. The topic, which Al ... 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

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