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Whitehouse 2.0

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Today Whitehouse.gov is a glimpse into just how the Obama administration views the digital world.

Hunger Groups Wield Tech Tools In Obama Inaugural Service Day Push

Laura Weiss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Weiss

Borrowing a leaf from President-elect Obama's reliance on high-tech tools to win the White House, hunger groups are launching their own tech-heavy drives to feed America's hungry.

11.1 Million Jobless, That's a Lot of Potential New Businesses

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

(cross-post from La Marguerite blog) I have this vision of millions of jobless folks sitting at home, waiting for their next job to materialize. 11.1...

3 Christmas Causes for the Web 2.0 in You

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Neal Rodriguez

Is it truly better to give than to receive? Come on, fling off the Scrooge top hat like you just got your degree and exorcise the ghost of Christmas p...

Arianna Talks New Media and Politics with Ashton Kutcher

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna Huffington and Ashton Kutcher discuss how the Internet is changing politics, Kutcher's new-media efforts and the Huffington Post's plans for the future.

Obama and the Reinvention of Democracy

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

President-elect Obama's mobilizing the millions of young people who supported his presidential campaign to help him as he prepares to govern a troubled country.

Facebook's Face Plant: The Poverty of Social Networks and the Death of Web 2.0

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Schwartz

Web 2.0 will die. The universal social networks that are its public face cannot survive because they cannot propagate a sustainable user base willing to pay for its services.

Government 2.0: Obama's Empowered Web

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Cherwenka

Obama is inviting every American -- and Canadian, oddly -- to take our Seat At The Table where we'll have access to Transition Team documents and community discussions.

Can Obama Really Deliver on World 2.0 Promise?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

If the new president goes straight to the people with his talking points, will the Obama administration even need the elite mainstream media to get his message out?

Democracy 2.0: Uncle Barack Wants YOU!

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Obama's launch of Democracy 2.0 is revolutionary: it allows for bi-directional communication, and activism that directs large-scale movements of the grassroots to take particular actions.

American Press Institute: Read This Before Your Secret 'Crisis' Meeting

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maegan Carberry

The American Press Institute is huddled behind closed doors this week in crisis mode discussing how to save the deadwood editions that still turn a profit.

Arianna Joins Gavin Newsom and Joe Trippi at the Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

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Memo to Our Parents: We Do Care

Naomi Hirabayashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Naomi Hirabayashi

Our social action is unrecognizable to older generations. They wonder why we spend so much time online, join Facebook groups, and tweet our lives away.

Obama's Ace in the Hole

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

Young people, who overwhelmingly oppose both the Iraq war and the policies of President George W. Bush, have done more than just vote. They've jumped into politics -- their style of politics.

What's Next In Online Safety

Stephen Balkam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Balkam

Kids are now producing the kind of content we once shielded them from. There are cases pending in court where the kids are being charged with production of child pornography.

World Economic Forum's New Champions Talk Markets, Growth as World Faces "a Crisis of Confidence"

J. Carl Ganter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
J. Carl Ganter

The World Economic Forum was more college than commitment. But this meeting, to my ears, was surprisingly candid and left its participants with plenty of homework.

Antisocial Web Marketing: Why McCain Is Losing

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Cherwenka

The McCain web strategists are combining an outdated strategy of tight control with a woeful neglect of Web 2.0 tools.

Sarah Palin, the User-Generated Candidate

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Hanft

The Republicans, perhaps the savviest marketers of them all, know how to tap into the resentment at smarty-pants, self-appointed urban authorities.

Something to Yelp About

Julia Plevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julia Plevin

Yelp is a pinnacle of web 2.0. Members write reviews of every type of businesses -- for a fabulous meal, or write something wretched if you saw a mouse ran across the floor of the restaurant.

McCain's Internet Muscle Revealed In New Study

Attributor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite John McCain's self-described computer "illiteracy" and dearth of popularity among young voters, web tracking company Attributor recently revea...

Twitter: Fortune, SEC Discover The Web Craze

Footnoted, Fortune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fortune is trying valiantly here to translate Twitter into the language of its readers, but there's only so much one magazine can do with a start-up t...

Inside the DNCC: Expanding the Convention's Online Reach

Aaron Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Myers

2008-08-01-videopulldncc.jpgHere's how you can stay up-to-date with the DNCC through the latest technology, and even follow reports from some of your favorite online news sources.

The Information Age: Not Just Google

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Sargus Klein

Google isn't everything; we need to discontinue thinking of Google as the Internet age's umbrella -- its dominance is as much a product of the Internet as our own evolving neuroses.

How Can Twitter Make $1 Billion?

Silicon Alley Insider | Nate Westheimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Twitter's not going to make their money with advertising. So how can they be a Billion Dollar Company in a year? Twitter should take full advantage o...

Firefox 3 Launch Crashes Servers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The new version of the Firefox Web browser became available as a free download Tuesday. The release was delayed as visitors checking...