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Topic: Barack Obama

10 World Leaders Who Rule on Twitter

India's head of state, Modi, especially leverages social media

What do President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indonesia's Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Queen Rania of Jordan have in common? They are among the most powerful…

Obama Getting 'Fancy' With His Words Goes Viral

President's edited words blend with the song of the summer

First things first, have you seen Barack Obama singing Fancy? YouTube channel baracksdubs, known for mashing up the President's speeches into popular songs, has taken on the popular Iggy Azalea rap…

Obama Will Nominate Former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Announcement expected today

President Obama has chosen former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as his new secretary of veterans affairs, according to White House officials cited by The Washington Post. The decision follows a report on…

Gallup's Buzzy Social Media Report Appears 'Deeply Flawed'

2012 called and wants its data back

Gallup released a report yesterday called the State of the American Consumer that said 62 percent of U.S. consumers believe Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. do not affect their purchase…

Celebrities Join White House PSA Against Sexual Assault

'Help her ... never blame her'

The White House has issued a new PSA empowering people to stand up against sexual assault as part of its "1 Is 2 Many" campaign. Seeing President Barack Obama, Vice President…

How Samsung and David Ortiz Roped the President Into a Promotional Selfie

Obama photo was a planned social stunt

Has Samsung gone selfie crazy? The smartphone maker behind the Oscar selfie tweeted 'round the world has now brought President Barack Obama unwittingly into its marketing act. Unbeknownst to the leader of…

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…

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