Tag Archives: social media

So Is This The “Twitter Election” Or Not?

From our We Don’t Have a Clue desk: Lots of conflicting stories about social media’s influence on the 2012 presidential bakeoff. Consider these headlines collected by the hardworking staff in just in the past week. From Time’s Swampland blog: Campaign … Continue reading

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Department Of Duh! (Boston Globe Social Media Edition)

From Thursday’s Boston Globe: Social media offer new outlet for customer complaints Consumers get action as corporations tune in Really? Who woulda thunk? File under: Last Year’s News, Yesterday.

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Two-Handed NYT Coverage Of Social Media In Egypt

Sunday’s New York Times is its own compare-and-contrast exercise regarding the power of social media to “[fuel] the fires of the Egyptian protests.” In the news pages, there’s this report: Anger and a Facebook Page That Gave It Voice It … Continue reading

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Social Notworking?

The Massachusetts Senate race could be a booty call for social media in political campaigns, as all the candidates are Twittering, Facebooking, YouTubing, Flickring, etc. Campaign officials for the four Democratic hopefuls (Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, Rep. Mike Capuano, … Continue reading

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