Topic: 140elect

As Conventions Wrap, Democrats Win Round One of Social Media Fight

Conventions show campaigns can't buy social conversations

The first round of the presidential social media dogfight wound down Thursday night with the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C—and it appears Democrats walked away with…

Are Kirsten Gillibrand and John Boehner's Deleted Tweets Off Limits?

New service Politwoops may violate Twitter's Terms of Service

There's been significant media coverage and buzz over the past 24 hours surrounding Politwoops, a service from the Sunlight Foundation which purports to aggregate politicians' deleted tweets. Sure sounds fun.…

Did Obama's Twitter Town Hall Miss the Mark?

President rolls up his sleeves, but sees low engagement

If you blinked you may have missed it, but President Obama held a small, impromptu Twitter town hall yesterday in Iowa to answer questions and help craft a to-do list…