Archive for July, 2011

Week in review 7/29

Either the debt ceiling will be fixed next week, or Japan will have sunk into the sea. So there’s that. Enjoy your weekend.

  1. RT @benpolitico: WH new media director @macon44 suggests that people responding to Obama’s call for tweets should use hashtag #compromise.
  2. Romney Leads GOP Race for Money and Social Media – OhMyGov News via @ohmygov
  3. Good info RT @dslunceford RT @fedcomputerweek: GAO warns of#socialmedia risks #opengov
  4. RT @anoyes: @nprnews: The Art Of Policlicks: Politicians Can’t Get Enough Of Social Media
  5. RT @Danny_Glover Fans of lawmakers are venting their debt frustrations on congressional #Facebook pages:
  6. Report: Republicans might be winning the social-media war – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley: via @patbell
  7. RT @ethanklapper: RT @TheNextWeb: The White House just Rickrolled a Twitter user by @BradMcCarty on @TNWsocialmedia
  8. RT @sanchezjb: U.S. Navy’s Social Media Handbook for Public Affairs Officers Handbook @ #gov20
  9. RT @whitehouse: Something new: @whitehouse staff begin regular “Office hours” @ 5pm ET to answer ?’s. Use#WHChat. More:
  10. RT @ryanbeckwith .@RepBradMiller uses Facebook like your wonky, sarcastic roommate from college.
  11. RT @PentagonPresSec I’m here and open for twitter business. Look forward to connecting about Sec Panetta’s leadership of DoD
  12. Hill Offices Prefer Facebook for Social Media – Ethan Klapper –
  13. RT @digiphile: “Lessons Learned from The President’s Tweet” [HT @macon44#gov20#opengov #ogov #edem #demopart

Week in review 7/22

Lots of social media and politics news from the last week.

Stay cool out there.

  1. RT @AdamS: Behind the scenes with the White House: @donkeyattack tells how we built the #AskObama @townhall.
  2. Venezuela’s Chavez is literally running his country on Twitter, from Cuba via @tnwtwit
  3. RT @anoyes: @HuffingtonPost: Facebook could replace Iowa and N.H. as most important early voter forum in primaries
  4. Majority of White House Cabinet now on Twitter – The Hill’s Twitter Room:
  5. Following up on @GOPNMC Co-Chair @RobWittman‘s @facebookdclive, @cathymcmorris answers your Qs in a new video:
  6. The First Presidential Debate on Twitter begins at 3PM EST on @140townhall
  7. RT @FixAaron: Team Newt confirms that their candidate is also tweeting this debate. So both Bachmann and Newt. #140townhall
  8. RT @anoyes: NEW! @facebookdclive July 26/12p @congressfdn will unveil survey on Hill staff opinions on social media
  9. RT @AdamS RT @radian6 Twitter Town Hall @ the White House #AskObama Final Report
  10. RT @SenateDems: Welcome Senator Akaka — @SenatorAkaka — to @twitter! cc: @AdamS
  11. RT @techpresident: From the blog: Tim Pawlenty Delivers a Twitter Keynote
  12. RT @techpresident: From the blog: Who’s Talking About the Presidential Candidates On Twitter? And Why Should We Care?
  13. #HillTweets: Claire McCaskill – Ethan Klapper – via @addthis
  14. RT @facebookdc: Missed today’s @meetthepress @NBCNews@facebookdclive? Watch here:
  15. RT @adamconner: very excited!!! RT @nytimespolitics: The Caucus: Facebook and NBC to Host Republican Debate in N.H.
  16. Twitter Followings Shed Light on GOP 2012 Field – The Note @ABC)
  17. RT @Danny_Glover#Twitter is great-it gives #media moments in politics like this that wouldn’t get reported otherwise
  18. RT @thehilltweets: Rep. Bill Johnson’s Twitter account hacked, graphic image put in profile
  19. Edelman Takes on Klout in Social-Influence Game via @adage
  20. RT @techpresident: From the blog: Paul Ryan Joins Quora to Tackle Questions About the Budget
  21. RT @gbyehuda: RT @schierholz: My#smgov presentation about How @NASAUses Social Media to Connect & Engage:
  22. RT @VP: Yes, that was a direct tweet from VP Biden on an issue he cares very much about. Stay tuned, his tweets will always be signed “-VP”

Week in review 7/13

Social media news from the world of politics:

  1. RT @techpresident The +Newt Gingrich Google Hangout: How’d That Go? | techPresident
  2. RT @politico Newt Gingrich miles ahead in Twitter primary – Emily Schultheis –
  3. RT @MarkKornblau: Not every day you get to welcome a brand new country to Twitter. Welcome @RepSouthSudan.
  4. RT @RWW: How the U.S. Army is Using Social Media
  5. The @SecretService is using twitter to post job openings
  6. RT @HilliconValley: Tucker Bounds and Sarah Feinberg join Facebook
  7. RT @techpresident Last Words on Wednesday’s Twitter Town Hall With Obama | techPresident
  8. Online influence: How does your agency rate?
  9. RT @techpresident A Tweet Experiment for All Involved: My First Person Account of the White House ..
  10. Repost: Here’s the link to my interview with Tim Farley on Sirius/XM’s POTUS channel yesterday. re: @hitehouse @townhall 

Week (and a half) in review 7/6/2011

Lots of social media news the past week, from Google + launching to the Obama Twitter town hall.  Sorry for the late post, makes for a longer list. Here’s the recap:

  1. My talk with Tim Farley on Sirius/XM radio.
  2. #AskObama: How’d That Go? [UPDATED] | techPresident via @nclarkjudd
  3. RT @aneeshchopra: First official tweet – Now joining @macon44 and @jack at#WHtweetup following #AskObamatownhall
  4. RT @facebookdc: GOP presidential candidate @timpawlenty hosts @facebooktown hall tomorrow. Submit your questions here:
  5. RT @facebookdc: As the @whitehousereadies for today’s tweet-up today, take a look back at Pres. @facebook Town Hall:
  6. RT @2012twit Another Twitter first. @foxnewspolitics was hacked and tweeted falsely about @BarackObamaassassination at 2:03am ET
  7. RT @WhiteHouse_Blog: Happy 4th from @VP: Watch out @whitehouse… Vice President Biden’s office is now on Twitter
  8. Can Obama Ride Twitter Out of the Bubble? – The Atlantic:
  9. Awesome list MT @adamconner work for a member of congress? check out fun Facebook summer tips for members on Scribd!
  10. Gov. Quinn creates Twitter, Flickr Accounts | NBC Chicago via @Ward_Room
  11. Reading @Nextgov: @whitehouseconsiders new #socialmedia avenues
  12. RT @VideoMinutes: How much money did Facebook spend on lobbying in the 1st Quarter? #gov20
  13. MT @CoryBooker: Just joined 4square, working on it! [mayor] RT @CoryBooker: I’m at Newark City Hall
  14. The social media portal is awesome. Every city needs this (states and fed agencies too)
  15. RT @HowardMortman: C-SPAN YouTube SCOTUS Chief Justice Roberts on social media, Facebook, Twitter
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