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The Meme is the Message: How Campaigns and Causes are Using Tumblr

BY Miranda Neubauer | Wednesday, March 28 2012

Source: We Are the 99 Percent tumblr

Ever since the 2008 presidential campaign, the national political conversation has been interrupted and redirected again and again with interjections from a mix of activists, celebrities and regular folks who decided to use the Internet to make their voices heard. In the past year, many people — from conservative activists to Occupy Wall Street supporters — have used exactly that power to make their point. Several used Tumblr, the photo-friendly, highly social blogging platform, to do it. While there's currently a great focus on another social sharing platform, Pinterest, as this story is published, activists continue using Tumblr — with 47 million blogs and backed by a company that's had five years to mature — to build community and get attention. We reached out to some of them to ask them how they did it. Read More

Digital Campaigns, a Starter Guide

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 19 2010

ClickZ, which you might know from its association with Kate Kaye, friend of techPres, has just today put out a "Digital Political Campaigns 101" guide on everything from growing your candidate's email list to ... Read More

How To: YouTube "Autoshare" on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Reader

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 12 2009

It has come to our attention that YouTube has this potentially useful option where you can set your YouTube account to automagically post to Twitter, Facebook, and Google Reader each and every time you upload a new ... Read More