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Topic: Barack Obama

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

And he vowed to battle social misinformation

Ten days after the U.S. presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg admitted that his company has a problem with proliferating fake stories across the internet. In a Facebook post late on Friday night,…

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

Film brings Yosemite to life

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…

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

Introducing the first presidential chatbot

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…

Michelle Obama: Marketing Can Make America Healthier

FLOTUS looks back on her campaigns to encourage smart lifestyle choices

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…

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

The story behind a 7-year push against paper

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…

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

Shines light on YouTube's skills

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. Yet less than two minutes into the…

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

Wants to 'harness the next big thing'

President Barack Obama appeared at South by Southwest Interactive Friday with hopes of inspiring young technologist to start coding for a better America.  "We are at a moment in history where…

President Obama Calls for Finding Middle Ground Around Issues Pertaining to Apple-FBI Fight

Tackled thorny topics at SXSW

President Barack Obama appeared at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin today and weighed in on the issues that are central to the ongoing fight between Apple and the FBI.…

Heading to Austin? Here Are 10 Must-See Marketing and Media Sessions at SXSW

Obama headlines, but there are plenty of other intriguing speakers

Below are 10 events from the SXSW Interactive agenda that caught our eye. The Austin, Texas, festival runs from March 11 to March 15, and all events are listed in…

SXSW Reveals Its Biggest Speaker Lineup Ever: Barack and Michelle Obama

For the first White House to fully embrace new media, it's apropos

President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot of "firsts" when it comes to commanders in chief and digital media. The president created social accounts on Twitter and Facebook, participated in a Reddit AMA, and appeared…

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