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Topic: President Obama

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's Pit Stop at a Texas Taco Chain Gave It a Huge Boost on Social

Torchy's got a historical visit

During his visit to Austin where he delivered a South by Southwest keynote, President Obama made time for tacos—specifically Torchy's Tacos, a burgeoning chain beloved by Texas residents. Of course, the president's…

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…

The President of the United States Now Has an Official Facebook Page

Obama continues to socialize the Oval Office

Early Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama debuted an official Facebook page for the Oval Office. Obama's first post entailed a message about climate change, with a video in which he gives…

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

Top 10 Branded Videos: GoPro Shows It Doesn't Need Jaw-Dropping Footage to Create Buzz

These kooky owls are enough

It's well-known that GoPro's products market themselves, filming jaw-dropping footage around the world that online viewers can't seem to get enough of. But a new clip on this week's Adweek/VidIQ…

How One Agency's Insight Into Millennials Helped It Win the White House as a Client

Mekanism's offer to get involved sparked the 'It's on Us' campaign

Sometimes asking the right question can land you at the White House. At least, that's what independent creative agency Mekanism learned earlier this year.  On Friday in the Southeast wing of…

Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe to Fight 'Big Taxi'

Things just got political

Uber, a mobile app that gives consumers an alternative to taxis, has hired President Barack Obama's former senior adviser David Plouffe to help the company wage political and legal battles…

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…

White House Worried About Use of Big Data to Discriminate

Report on privacy due out this week

The White House report on big data and privacy, due out this week, will call out the potential use of big data as a way to discriminate or take advantage…

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