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Behind Obama And Biden's Risky Gamble

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

It must have seemed the safest of forums, a Facebook town hall in which Vice President Joe Biden would field questions about gun safety....

Secret Service Arrest Man Who Threatened To 'B*tch Slap' Obama

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.16.2012 | Technology

Some people just don't know when to stop talking, or when to stop posting on Facebook. A Florida man was arrested this November after posting threa...

POOF! Website Shows Romney's Plunging Facebook Popularity

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Mitt Romney is losing a lot of "friends" after his defeat in the presidential race last week. Newly launched website "Disappearing Romney" tracks ...

5 Things We're Into This Week!

Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen

Every week, HuffPost Teen editors round up 5 things they're excited about -- from new video games, to books, to viral videos, to entertainment news. C...

The Most Popular Facebook Photo Ever

Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

Barack Obama made history last night, cinching his reelection after a bitter campaign agianst Mitt Romney. But the President can add another accom...

9 Lessons Facebook Taught Us On Election Day

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

A few years ago, we used Facebook simply to connect with friends. Now the social network gives us insight into current events and noteworthy trends, i...

Obama Is a Master of Social Media -- New App Fuels His Campaign

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.02.2012 | Media
Eric Yaverbaum

In late May, the Obama campaign unveiled its latest innovation in the usage of social media: The Dashboard. It serves as more proof that Barack Obama is a master of the deployment of social media in political campaigns.

Team Obama Makes Big Move On Facebook

Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign has made a big move on Facebook: They've switched their page over to the new Timeline format. The first post in t...

Obama Ad Condemns Israel Aid Opponents

Stephen Zunes | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Even putting human rights concerns aside, questioning why American taxpayers should be spending over $3 billion annually in aid to Israel at a time of massive cutbacks at home doesn't seem unreasonable.

Why Obama Won't Let His Daughters Use Facebook

Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

There are a lot of perks to being the President's daughter -- you know, being famous, going on fun vacations, living in the White House -- but using F...

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...

What You Need To Know About Obama's Facebook Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

If Barack Obama's recent Facebook town hall meeting proved one thing, it's that only the president could get Mark Zuckerberg to break out the formal a...

Facebook Spent Over 5 Times More On Lobbying Than It Did In Same Period Last Year

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

Silicon Valley-based Facebook is deepening its ties to D.C., and not only by hosting President Obama for an interview at its headquarters: Facebook sp...

WATCH: Obama Hosts Social Media Town Hall At Facebook

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

Facebook users deluged President Barack Obama with questions as he readied for a town hall meeting at the Silicon Valley headquarters of the social me...

Obama To Tour Facebook HQ

AP | By MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- When President Barack Obama arrives at Facebook headquarters Wednesday, he will be the first sitting head of state to visit the brick...

Sam Stein

Obama To Host Facebook Townhall On Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In yet another nod to the influence of social media, President Obama announced Tuesday that he will host a townhall meeting via Faceboo...

Sources: Tech Titans To Meet With Obama

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE: According to an official list obtained by the LA Times, the attendees will include: John Doerr, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Ca...

Bush's Facebook Fans More Engaged Than Obama's

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

President Obama, who has been called "the most tech-savvy president," has over six million Twitter followers and more than 17 million people are "fans...

Sam Stein

President Obama To Do Interview With Ryan Seacrest

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The administration's last-minute push to turn out the vote is spurring some unconventional media outreach efforts. But none of them have...

BRAWL: Obama And Lady Gaga Battle For Most Facebook Fans

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

He may be president, but he isn't number one on Facebook. Lady Gaga's Facebook fanbase has just recently overtaken Barack Obama's. Last Friday,...

Facebook Group Praying President Obama's Death Passes One Million Members

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A Facebook group accused of "praying" for the death of President Barack Obama has raised controversy online, with many calling for Facebook to remove ...

"Kill Obama" Facebook Poll Highlights Inconsistencies, Hostility On Facebook

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Earlier this week, the Huffington Post reported that a poll had been posted on Facebook asking users to vote, "Should President Obama be killed?" The ...

Obama Facebook Poll Asking "Should Obama Be Killed?" Pulled From Site (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A poll was posted on Facebook asking users to vote "should Obama be killed?" The responses include: "yes," "maybe," "if he cuts my health care," and ...