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Does The Internet Care About Newt Gingrich's Endorsement?

BY Nick Judd | Monday, November 28 2011

Three days after Newt Gingrich received the New Hampshire Union-Leader's endorsement by way of a mash note from Joseph W. McQuaid, the paper's publisher, Gingrich's selection sent Joe Scarborough into another ... Read More

Newt Gingrich's Online Surge: Will It Be Enough to Win?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 22 2011

A little more than half a year ago, at the beginning of March, I took a look at Newt Gingrich's presence online. As one of the longest-serving politicians in the presidential race, and a self-described geek, Newt had a ... Read More

YouTube and Election 2012: How Are the Candidates Doing?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 28 2011

Longtime readers of techPresident know we love looking at YouTube political videos because the site offers so much interesting data about what people are watching, how videos are being shared, and so on. And while we ... Read More

Indiana Researchers Profile Followers of @NewtGingrich and Other Presidential Tweeps

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, August 3 2011

Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich's followers look more like fake or inactive accounts than those of some other presidential candidates, according to an analysis produced Tuesday by researchers at Indiana University's ... Read More

Newt Gingrich Is Big on Twitter, If You're a Robot, Gawker Reports

BY Nick Judd | Monday, August 1 2011

Gawker's John Cook writes, based on a tip from an anonymous former staffer for presidential hopeful and ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, that most of Gingrich's Twitter followers are bought and paid for. "About 80 percent ... Read More

The First-Ever Presidential Twitter Debate: How'd That Go?

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, July 20 2011

Earlier this afternoon, six hopefuls for the Republican presidential nomination wrapped up an hour-and-a-half-long Twitter marathon moderated by conservative commentator S.E. Cupp. The candidates made no real news, but ... Read More

Gingrich, Also Big On Twitter

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, July 13 2011

Newt Gingrich is also killing it on Twitter, Politico's Emily Schultheis writes, noting that his 1.3 million followers far outstrips the counts of his competitors and writing that his conversational-style tweets "are ... Read More

The +Newt Gingrich Google Hangout: How'd That Go?

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, July 13 2011

Last weekend, you may recall, Newt Gingrich had promised to host a group video chat on Google's new social networking service, Google +. Well, it happened — and the Gingrich campaign has posted the video to ... Read More

Did Newt Get His Prennouncement Bump?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 11 2011

Newt Gingrich, as you likely know by now, pre-announced on Monday of this week that today he'd officially announce through Twitter and Facebook his entry into the 2012 presidential race. By prennouncing (yes that's what ... Read More