Governor Mitt Romney

Twitter Hikes Promoted Trend for Super Bowl

Twitter's 24-hour Promoted Trend ad buy has sold for $120,000 per day during the last couple of years, allowing brands to occupy a prime slot on a popular site that sometimes resembles a digital campfire fo

Here’s One Advertiser Who Swears Mobile Ads Work: Obama

President Barack Obama's reelection effort spent millions on mobile ads that targeted down to the neighborhood level in battleground states, digital operative

LDS Church Pulled Ads During Romney’s Run

In 2010, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) launched its “I’m a Mormon” campaign to dispel misconceptions about its members, countering less-than-flattering depictions by entertainment-industry products, namely HBO's

Michelle Obama and Joe Biden’s Twitter Twist

First lady Michelle Obama and vice president Joe Biden have been using Twitter like a secondary email platform to get out the vote during this election cycle's last hours. The first lady has 2 million followers on Twitter, while Biden has 316,000, and the two political figures are direct messaging (DM) their audiences to re-elect President Barack Obama.

In Late Push, Candidates Target Big Ten Network

Local sports have elbowed their way into the presidential election season, as both campaigns and the various PACs looking to sway voters have targeted RSNs in key battleground states.

The Social Anatomy of Cory Booker’s Misstep

Exactly how far does a political misstep travel in the world of social media? Thanks to a number of emerging analytics tools—newsrooms, campaigns and their respective staffs can spend time picking apart the ramifications of a candidate's actions in the ever-exploding social sphere.

Google News Headline Error Creates Controversy for ABC Anchor

On Wednesday morning (April 18), ABC News’ senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper fell victim to one of the lesser-known perils of online publishing.