I decided to take a look at how some of the top presidential contenders were using various social media platforms. Specifically, I set out to aggregate data to include the number Facebook likes, Twitter followers, YouTube views, Foursquare fans, Flickr photos, LinkedIn friends and Google+ circles. Of course, when measuring ultimate campaign success, it’s not just about numbers but I do think that they can be an indication as to whether a candidate is building support or if specific messages are resonating.
Well, January 2011 is now behind us — and what a month it has been. Between the tragic shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona and complete Middle East meltdowns in Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan, one can only hope that … Continued
In today’s Fortune Magazine, David Kirkpatrick asks “Is Facebook worth your time?” He argues that many adults probably won’t find utility in the social network and need a reason to sign up. One reason, he suggests, is the “news feed” which is a running … Continued
Despite my United Airlines snafu, I finally made it to Austin and had a couple productive days at SWSW Interactive (SXSWi). However, I had to leave a little early for an offsite meeting in NY on a rainy Monday morning before the conference … Continued