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Hashtags: The New New Way to Organize the World

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 2 2008

Back in my day, if you had a bright idea, you planted a flag for it by registering a domain name. But that time has passed, my friends. These days, even more important than a website seems to be picking a humble Twitter ... Read More

Daily Digest: Plutocracy-Killing People-Empowered Politics?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 2 2008

The Web on the Candidates Finding a Voice, Using It: Now's a good time to ask, what the heck happened with the defeat of the bailout bill on Capitol Hill on Monday? Our own Micah Sifry has an intriguing look at whether ... Read More

John McCain Joins Twitter, But Not Really

BY David All | Wednesday, October 1 2008

Back in April 2007 I made the "Case for a Twittering Presidential candidate." While it was pointed out to me quickly on that post by a fellow TechPresident colleague that John Edwards had been Twittering for a while, ... Read More

From HeckleBot to Twitterverse: Net-Centric Democracy Goes Global Tonight

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, September 26 2008

Joi Ito's HeckleBot is going global tonight. That is, assuming Twitter doesn't crash. And if Twitter holds up under the traffic of most of its estimated three million users all chattering at once, we're all going to be ... Read More

Daily Digest: It's Debate Night and We're All Invited! Kinda.

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, September 26 2008

The Web on the Candidates This Debate Belongs to You and Me: With word coming that the show will go on, we turn attention to tonight's first '08 presidential debate at Ole Miss. Change Congress's Larry Lessig and scores ... Read More

Debate Prep: How to Join In the Fun [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, September 25 2008

We're not sure if there's going to be a presidential debate tomorrow night or not, but either way it can't hurt to highlight some of the ways viewers can participate in advance or during the actual event: 1. MySpace is ... Read More

RNC Protest Twitterer "Dispatches" from 1,800 Miles Away

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, September 5 2008

I just got off the phone with "notq," a Twitterer who served as an information hub during this week’s St. Paul protests around the Republican National Convention, as I detailed yesterday. As a point person ... Read More

Daily Digest: Palin's Thunder Unleashes Fundraising Avalanche -- for Dems

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, September 5 2008

Reactions to McCain's speech, Palin's speech spurs major fundraising haul... for Democrats, insightful RNC reporting by Twitter, and John McCain's Green Screen goof, Read More

Daily Digest: And Now, Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Conventioning

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 2 2008

Obama asks for Gustav help via text message, the RNC gets started, Twitter at the DNC, Palin uses eBay, Alaska's blogging industry, and Palin's e-family drama Read More

Little Known Fact: Sara Palin Storms Twitter

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, August 29 2008

After all, it is Friday afternoon before a three-day weekend. You can afford to take a few minutes to learn more about Sara Palin and maybe have a quiet chuckle... Read More