Barack Obama

White House Website Scrubbed of LGBT, Climate Change, Healthcare and Civil Rights Mentions

Immediately after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, some changes were made to the White House's official website and social media accounts.

Mark Zuckerberg Has Admitted That Facebook Has a Problem With Fake News

Ten days after the U.S. presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg admitted that his company has a problem with proliferating fake stories across the internet.

The National Parks Just Created a Virtual Reality Experience Starring President Obama

When President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 signed into law the bill that created the National Park Service, it was far more difficult for Americans to travel between the nation's many gems in its vast wilderness that the law was meant to protect.

The White House Is Now Using Facebook Messenger So You Can Chat With Obama

If you've ever thought of writing a letter to the president but were too lazy to swing by the post office, the process just got a whole lot easier. The White House has launched a chatbot for Facebook Messenger that lets any of the more than 1 billion users on the messaging app to send a note to President Barack Obama.

10 Iconic Presidential Campaign Ads That Changed Political Advertising

Presidential campaigns have a history of producing memorable television ads that have helped sway public opinion and win elections. But many of the old rules of campaigning have been broken […]

Why Are There Errors in the White House Logo, and How Did They Get There?

The White House doesn't publicize changes to its brand identity. But something fishy has been going on with its logo over the past decade, according to a design agency that worked on refresh ideas for the famous mark several years ago.

Michelle Obama: Marketing Can Make America Healthier

I don't think I ever could have imagined that, as first lady, I would appear in an episode of Billy on the Street to promote fruits and vegetables and would wind up slow dancing with Big B

Why We Have Jimmy Kimmel to Thank for CVS’ Switch to Digital Receipts

A bit of retail history was made on late-night TV recently, when CVS finally buckled under the pressure of consumer annoyance and Jimmy Kimmel's wrath. We're speaking, of course, about the pharmacy chain's legendarily long receipts, which customers will soon be able to opt into receiving digitally rather than as several feet of flowing paper.

BuzzFeed’s Facebook Live Interview With President Obama Suffers a Bad Streaming Failure

BuzzFeed landed the biggest "get" for a Facebook Live interview in the young channel's history by nabbing a sit-down with President Barack Obama.

President Obama Calls on Technologists at SXSW to Help America Solve Problems

President Barack Obama appeared at South by Southwest Interactive Friday with hopes of inspiring young technologist to start coding for a better America.