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Topic: Barack Obama

Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Resurfaces Just in Time for March Madness

Picks Louisville to win it all

Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight is back up today with predictions for the forthcoming NCAA tournament, tabbing Louisville as the odds-on favorite even though the Cardinals are only a fourth seed in…

6 Ways Twitter Stole the Oscars

Record retweets for Ellen selfie with stars

Twitter stole the Oscars last night, reaching new milestones and just dominating the conversation. It’s not a stretch to say Twitter outshined the actual show. Ellen Degeneres’ selfie with the…

The Top 50 People Most Retweeted by Mid‐Size Marketers, Per Study

Vala Afshar, Barack Obama, George Takei are killing it on Twitter

DNN and Leadtail collaborated to analyze the Twitter behaviors of mid-size marketers—those with 50 to 5,000 employees—during Q4 2013 to see what content they most often shared. For instance, the…

SNL Helps Obama Through Presidential Depression With Paxil Second Term Strength

Three more years of meds

Most presidents go through a second-term depression, but Obama's has been particularly dismal. To help out, Saturday Night Live has introduced Paxil Second Term Strength, a depression medication for the…

Starbucks' End-the-Shutdown Petition Spans Social, Mobile and Print

Other brands jump into fight over government funding

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz doesn't exactly shy away from politics, and he's gone all-in today on affecting the national debate about the federal government shutdown. The coffee retail exec appears…

Nate Silver Dumps New York Times for ESPN

FiveThirtyEight wunderkind joins forces with sports giant

The New York Times has let statistics wunderkind Nate Silver slip from its grasp, much to the delight of ESPN and ABC News. Silver, the political number cruncher who predicted the…

NFL Held Invite-Only Show Right Before SXSW Began

Panels included Twitter, Instagram, Blue State Digital and other notables

Tech players and marketers are now consuming their final drinks for South by Southwest Interactive, a five-day conference wrapping this evening. For the National Football League's digital marketers still in…

A Lot of People Watched the Inauguration, But Fewer Than Last Term

CNN rules cable, NBC beats other broadcasters

The second inauguration of Barack Obama pulled in 6.73 million viewers on cable news alone, with CNN leading the pack with 3.136 million viewers. Fox News drew 2.27 million viewers…

Twitter Hikes Promoted Trend for Super Bowl

Looks to maximize revenues during biggest media days

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…

Time Names Obama Person of the Year for 'Historic' Re-election

Rick Stengel calls Obama a 'symbol of the new America'

Time named President Barrack Obama its Person of the Year—a choice that's not surprising, given the president's hard-won re-election, but unusual nonetheless. Time managing editor Rick Stengel revealed the magazine's…

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