Making WhiteHouse.gov Great Again?


Any time the White House changes hands, especially between two different political parties, there are going to be some hurdles to overcome during transition. However, it appears that current federal digital properties are presenting some additional challenges that are more difficult for some to overcome.

POLITICO Birthday of the Day Q&A


Daniel Lippman was kind enough to invite me to participate in this Q&A for POLITICO Playbook Plus as I celebrated my birthday this year. Thought I would cross-post here.

Engage launches Scorecard


While potential voter support is tracked daily through a variety of traditional methods and antiquated polls. At Engage, we couldn’t help but ask the question: Is there a correlation between social media success and political success?

Twitter 2013 Recap

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After creating an account by syncing your social media sites, Vizify will auto-generate a mini-website that compiles content and data from your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare feeds and transforms them into a series of nifty visual online representations.

Warning! Obamacare Very Sensitive


A Twitter user was attempting to tweet out a link to a cover image of the upcoming November 11, 2013 edition of The New Yorker magazine and I was intrigued when a warning popped up after I attempted to click the link. The offense? It appears that the cover story dared to be critical of the Obama Administration’s botched rollout of Healthcare.gov and the Affordable Care Act.

2012 Year in Review Through Twitter


As we embark upon 2013, Jeremiah Warren has pulled together a short video including some of the past year’s hightlights including events in the the Middle East, London Olympics, 2012 presidential election, the Pope’s first tweet, Kate Middleton’s pregnancy, the Mayans and several memorial tweets remembering those we lost.

Friday Five: Digital Road to the White House


This year, we will all witness and likely participate in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in an unprecedented manner thanks to social media and rapidly emerging technology. Not only are the campaigns and mainstream media using these tools, but voters … Continued

Highlights from #GOP2012


Highlights from the Republican National Convention August 27-31, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

GOP Gears Up for Tampa


As delegates make their way to Tampa, Florida next week for the 2012 Republican National Convention, staff and volunteers have been working diligently to ensure that all Americans can participate — whether in person or remotely.

Call Meme Maybe

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The Harvard University baseball team had a little fun with their version of the pop hit song, “Call Me Maybe.” Their video is among dozens who covered the song on YouTube including President Obama and Governor Romney.