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Who's Who in Syria's Facebook Battles

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

Researcher Helmi Noman puts together a brief on what's known about the Syrian Electronic Army, "an open and organized pro-government computer attack group that is actively targeting political opposition and Western ... Read More

ThinkProgress Revamp

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

The media arm of the Center for American Progress has been redesigned "from top to bottom," writes editor Faiz Shakir. Read More

The Making of Tim Pawlenty's Campaign Launch

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

New from the Pawlenty campaign: a YouTube video billed as a "behind-the-scenes" look at the former Minnesota governor's presidential announcement in Iowa. (via Playbook) The Pawlenty campaign seems eager to ... Read More

In Warsaw, Obama Gets iPad Full of Polish Geekery

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

Photo credit: kampanianazywo.pl During the Polish stop of President Obama's European trip, Polish prime minister Donald Tusk gave the American president a special iPad2 -- one stuffed with artifacts of Polish geek ... Read More

Rep. Weiner Finds Someone Abusing His Twitter

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

New York City Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is a colorful tweeter (see his creative use of extra-lengthy hashtags to capture his thought of the moment) -- but not that colorful. On Saturday night, Weiner's Twitter ... Read More

Social Media, Social Security, and Craig

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

Photo via CraigConnects.org craigslist's Craig Newmark blogs: I’m now a “special” government employee, looks like my focus will be social media for customer service and online authentication issues. In ... Read More

Ambassadors to Palo Alto?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

Tech writer Cyrus Farivar responds to the news that Facebook is beefing up its international policy team by suggesting that governments should reciprocate by sending diplomats to Facebook, Inc.: Then they would devote ... Read More

HermanCain.com, Not Quite Yet

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

HermanCain.com A source points that that while Herman Cain might have announced his candidacy for president this past Saturday, his website HermanCain.com doesn't appear quite ready for prime time. The site, which had ... Read More

Social + Field + 2012

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

NationalField, the social network for organizing that grew out of the Obama '08 campaign and which we profiled a few weeks back, rolls out its latest version today, keyed to 2012. Take a look at what the experience will ... Read More

Romney's Extra Slices: No Prank, Just Pizza

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

TPM's Jon Terbush investigates and finds that Mitt Romney's sending over extra deep dish slices to Obama campaign headquarters yesterday, an act announced via tweet and TwitPic, seems to have been a sincere gesture. Or, ... Read More