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WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

We've been watching television coverage of presidential elections since 1948, but -- holograms and virtual senates notwithstanding -- it hasn't changed a whole lot: mostly anchors sitting around gabbing while they wait for returns.

The 7 Best Tweets From Election Night 2012

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

And as you might guess, Election Night 2012 turned scores of tweeters users into quick-typing political junkies. Whether looking up Nate Silver's stat...

Americans Take To Social Media To Declare 'I'm Not Voting'

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Despite the constitutional guarantee of the right to a secret ballot, it seems gone are the days when it was customary to keep one's vote to oneself. ...

All Your Nagging About Voting Is Making People Quit Twitter

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

The "social media election" has turned into the "anti-social election day," with some users tuning out of social sites to avoid a barrage of "#nothinb...

How Twitter Is Wrecking the Elections and More... Probably

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The Tea Party may love to make references back to the Founding Fathers and the Constitution, but really the culture we have created (and continue to create) is vastly different from what the nation was like 150 years ago. And it's only going to get worse.

Is This The Twitter Election?

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — (at)BarackObama is on Twitter. So is (at)MittRomney. And so are all the voters following the 2012 presidential contest, whether they ...

Michael Calderone

Inside The 2012 Twitter-Fueled News Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Pierre Prosper, a foreign policy adviser to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama Thursda...