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Ryan Grim

Obama Quizzed On 14th Amendment At Twitter Town Hall

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Rallies Public To Question Obama's 'Failed' Economic Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are crashing President Barack Obama's Twitter Town Hall on Wednesday by flooding the event with questions of their own...

Obama To Host First Twitter Town Hall Meeting

Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

Twitter, together with the White House, announced Thursday morning that President Obama will be hosting a town hall meeting on Twitter. The town ha...

Obama Campaign Looks To Take Social Media Game To New Levels

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Call him the Digital Candidate: President Barack Obama is asking supporters to use Facebook to declare "I'm In!" for his re-election c...

Obama Names Twitter CEO To Advisory Committee

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.27.2011 | Technology

Another techie goes to Washington: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will join a presidential advisory committee. Last night, President Obama announced that...

Behind The New Media Strategy For Obama 2012

TIME | Michael Scherer | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

When Barack Obama traveled to Texas this month to talk immigration, David Plouffe, his top message guru, decided to stay home and watch Twitter instea...

Sam Stein

Merkel Announces U.S. Trip Via Twitter, German Press Corps Goes Nuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The fusion of social media and high-stakes politics has been a predominant feature of the Obama administration, which has utilized, amon...

Sam Stein

Obama's Restraint Doctrine: How The President's Egypt Policy Has Managed To Please No One At All

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The impression that the Obama administration is forever one step behind the unfolding events and chaos in Egypt this week is one left, i...

Who Tweets For Obama? 'Some 20 Year Old'

geeksugar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a historic event, President Obama appeared on The View yesterday, and amid questions from the hosts about pop culture (he knew Lindsay was in jail,...

Hacker Croll Convicted For Infiltrating Obama's Twitter

AP | RAFAEL MESQUITA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PARIS — A court in central France has convicted a young Frenchman accused of infiltrating Twitter and peeping at the account of President Barack...

Michelle Obama's Twitter Debut: Read FLOTUS' First Tweet (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At the recent White House Correspondents Dinner, Obama "killed" with cracks at Palin, Jay Leno "bombed," and journalists were honored for their report...

Obama Jokes Twitter May Replace Kremlin Red Phones

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says Twitter accounts might eliminate the need for dedicated phone lines between Russian and U.S. leaders. In...

Twitter Hacker

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

French police say they have detained a 25-year-old who allegedly hacked Twitter accounts of numerous well-known figures, including Britney Spears and ...

The Remarkable Power of Twitter: A Water Cooler for the 21st Century

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Goldstein

OK, so I'm a regular on Twitter, and proud of it. I guess that makes me a Tweep, and if you aren't, I've got something to tell you.

@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...

Obama Twitter Post: President Sends First-Ever Tweet While In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

President Obama has sent his first Tweet. Obama admitted in November 2009 that he had "never used Twitter" ("My thumbs are too clumsy to type in th...

Twitter: Obama Admits He's Never Used Twitter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At a town hall event during Obama's trip to China, the web-savvy President admitted to a group of Chinese youth in Shanghai that he's never used Twitt...

Obama's Mideast Trip: Follow It Live On Twitter

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Check out the Twitter module below to see the latest tweets from reporters traveling with President Obama on his Mideast trip, who have been using the...

Obama Restarts Twitter Account

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's Twitter account has been quiet since the day before inauguration. But now the POTUS is starting to use the outlet again, as part of ...

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)."

Presidential Debates Coming To Twitter

Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Want to know what Barack Obama thinks about net neutrality? John McCain's views on white space spectrum? Good luck learning about that during any of t...

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.