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Jason Linkins

Now That The President Finally Has A Twitter Account, He Should Delete It Immediately | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

Monday morning, this happened on Twitter. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account.— President...

One Direction Member's Tweet From 2011 Breaks Huge Record

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.13.2015 | Teen

Sorry, Obama, but Louis Tomlinson is blowing up your spot. On Monday, Buzzfeed writer Matt Bellassai noticed that One Direction member Louis Tomli...

No, Barack Obama's Twitter Account Wasn't Hacked (But A Link Shortener Was)

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

The group that runs President Barack Obama's Twitter says his account was not hacked, but a link shortener used by Organizing for Action was compromis...

David Moye

A Big Year For These Little People | David Moye | Posted 12.14.2012 | Weird News

When Guinness World Records editor Stuart Claxton is asked about world records, he is like a father who doesn't want to be seen as favoring one child ...

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Footage Of Obama On Twitter

Posted 12.06.2012 | Black Voices

President Obama has accomplished several "firsts" during his time as commander-in-chief. Not only is he the country's first African-American president...

WATCH: Woman Says Obama Didn't Answer Her Question During Twitter Q&A

Posted 12.04.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

President Barack Obama took questions about the so-called fiscal cliff Monday from Twitter users using the hashtag #My2K. Mandi Roberts was among thos...

16 Young Celebs React To Obama's Reelection!

Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen

Emotions ran high last night at the 11th hour, literally, as Barack Obama was reelected president of the United States. As the president gave his vict...

Obama: 'I'm The Master Tweeter'

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

"I'm the master Tweeter!" President Obama can be heard uttering this phrase (in the video above) as he tweets to voters during a Twitter Q&A sessio...

Barack Obama's 'Perfect' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.30.2012 | Technology

Barack Obama can now add "master tweeter" to his resume. Obama took to Twitter from Iowa on May 24 to answer a few questions regarding Congress's t...

Ethan Klapper

Obama Answers Questions On Twitter For First Time | Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first president to respond to questions on Twitter, answering tweeted questions about the ...

Michelle Obama Makes Her Twitter Debut

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama has joined the Twittersphere. The first lady's Twitter feed, @michelleobama, went live on Thursday. It is managed by the president'...

President Obama Repeats George W. Bush's 'Internets' Flub

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

We already knew that President Obama had a computer (of course). We also knew that he had visited the headquarters of "Twitters". But it wasn't until ...

Jason Linkins

Twitter Town Hall Participants Have Drastically Different Concerns Than Beltway Journalists, According To Completely Unsurprising Statistical Breakdown | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

Over at the Boston Globe, Tom Giratikanon and the Globe's staff have put together a must-read chart, which compares the concerns raised by today's Twi...

Jason Linkins

President Obama In 140 Characters Or Less: The Town Hall Reimagined | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

So, humanity's first "Twitter town hall" is now in the books. Was it everything you hoped it would be? My wish is that if we all agree to behave ourse...

Ryan Grim

Obama Quizzed On 14th Amendment At Twitter Town Hall | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a Twitter town hall Wednesday, President Obama was asked whether he would consider invoking the 14th Amendment to pay government ...

Obama Holds Twitter Town Hall At White House

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off his first Twitter town hall with – what else? – a tweet. Using a laptop set up on a lecte...

Barack Obama To Start Tweeting *Personally*

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.17.2011 | Technology

President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign could get a social media boost after some major changes announced today. The big news: the president himself will be tweeting on occasion. Each presidential tweet will be signed "-BO."

@BarackObama Asks Twitter Followers To Change Picture To Stimulus Jobs Graph

Salon | Mike Madden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To mark the anniversary of last year's stimulus package, Democrats have been pushing a chart comparing monthly job loss figures under George W. Bush a...

Say What? White House Uses Twitter, FTW!

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christina Bellantoni

In a first that should be noted in the presidential archives, the White House on Friday used the Twitter feed to announce to more than 726,000 followers that Obama is holding a press conference Wednesday night.

POTUS' Twitter Feed Reactivated

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

The Barack Obama Twitter feed just posted a link to the online townhall forum, planned for Thursday.

Global Twitterati React to Passing of Obama's Grandmother

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jillian York

Before the blogosphere had a chance to react, the Twittersphere jumped on the story. A Kenyan wrote: "Pole sana Obama. Condolences to your fam. RIP 'toot' (his granny)."

Live-Tweeting The Speech Around The World

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jillian York

As the speech begins, Twitters from everywhere go up. African Twitter users are having fun translating Obama's trademark phrase "Yes We Can" into different African languages.

Obama Website Design Inspires Young Artists Support and Votes

Kristin Gorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Gorski

"By placing such an emphasis on building a visually appealing brand, Obama is validating the importance of design in communication. This in turn builds support from the design community, who might feel that a design-conscious candidate best represents their personal beliefs," Aw says.

Politweets - All the News That's Fit to "Tweet"

Kristin Gorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Gorski

While traditional media outlets excel in wordiness during election season, one social media outlet proudly flaunts its brevity. Twitter is a free "mic...