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Bill De Blasio Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Someone Else We Know | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

A Facebook page updated regularly with the latest political news. A home on YouTube for official campaign commercials and videos of appearances on the...

No Debate: Offline Is the Rocket Fuel of Online Political Giving

Tom Serres | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Tom Serres

As pundits prepare to dissect every word that comes forth from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in tonight's debate, their analysis is likely to once again lack examination of the most immediate and critical effect these major events have on campaigns: online fundraising.

Do Not Track May Hinder Campaigns

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Alex Palombo

The Do Not Track opt-in option will be a part of the major web browsers by the end of this year; when websites will follow suit is a far different story and may take months or years to happen. But this is a burgeoning privacy issue.

Top 10 Tools for Campaigning Online in 2012

Sarah Granger | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology
Sarah Granger

Without people who are savvy in using the technical for the political, the written for the social and the leadership to keep the team together, online campaigns crumble from weak links.

How Microsoft And Yahoo Are Selling Politicians Access To You

ProPublica | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

Microsoft and Yahoo are selling political campaigns the ability to target voters online with tailored ads using names, Zip codes and other registratio...

Kony 2012: Rethinking Global Problem Solving

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Don Tapscott

These non-state based models seem to hold great promise but how do we ensure their legitimacy, accountability and efficacy as vehicles for social justice and global cooperation?

One follower on Twitter may be better than thousands

Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke

Would you rather have 10,000 followers on Twitter, or one? 10,000, of course would be the most obvious answer, but what if that single follower fit ex...

Obama Online -- What's the Future of Organizing for America (OFA)?

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Is it time for Plouffe, the architect behind Obama's winning campaign, to take Organizing for America out of the Democratic National Committee?

Obama Online -- Where Are the Young Supporters?

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

They were ubiquitous, they were tech-savvy, they were vocal -- nearly a year after the election, where are the young Obama supporters?

Online Activism 1.7: Lessons Learned in Copenhagen

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kevin Grandia

While social media played a role like never before in the run-up and during Copenhagen, there remain issues that must be overcome before activism fully utilizes the power of social media.

We'll Miss The Vermont Rebel Yell

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Nutter

Howard Dean has to be given credit for kick-starting the Democratic Online Machine. Online fundraising, blogs, social networks -- these were all part of Dean's big new way of campaigning.

Israelis Sending Word To U.S. Jews: We Prefer Obama

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

Israelis across the political spectrum, from leftwing actors to retired spy chiefs and generals, are challenging the conventional wisdom that a Republican hawk in the White House would be in their best interests. Their weapon of choice? Online video.

Obama's Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

By going around the news media and even bypassing its own massive email list, the Obama campaign is attempting to build a direct, personal, and immediate connection with voters.