Online Politics

David Ortiz’s Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

April 6, 2014
David Ortiz's Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

Was Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s selfie tweet with President Barack Obama a publicity stunt orchestrated by Samsung?

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CASE STUDY: How The Obama Campaign Used A/B Testing To Optimize Email Campaigns & Generate $500 Million In Donations [VIDEO]

July 8, 2013
CASE STUDY: How The Obama Campaign Used A/B Testing To Optimize Email Campaigns & Generate $500 Million In Donations [VIDEO]

Take an inside look at the campaign headquarters, the thrilling successes & informative failures Obama for America encountered at the cutting edge of online politics.

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Seven Years Of Twitter [VIDEO]

March 24, 2013
Seven Years Of Twitter [VIDEO]

On Twitter’s seventh birthday, WSJ’s Jason Bellini takes a look at its most high-flying moments.

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Obama’s Jedi Mind Meld Response: A Case Study [VIDEO]

March 6, 2013
Obama's Jedi Mind Meld Response: A Case Study [VIDEO]

A look at how the White House took turned President Barack Obama’s Jedi Mind Meld press conference gaff into an opportunity to extend their message about sequestration in a self-deprecating and humorous fashion.

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Wealth Distribution In The US [VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC]

March 4, 2013
Wealth Distribution In The US [VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC]

This video about wealth distribution in the US is a superb example of how to create a video infographic.

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Quick Donate: Obama’s Fundraising Innovation [VIDEO]

January 2, 2013
Quick Donate: Obama's Fundraising Innovation [VIDEO]

Quick Donate allowed President Barack Obama’s campaign to store the credit card information of supporters upon their first donation.

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Behind The Great Firewall Of China [VIDEO]

August 9, 2012
Behind The Great Firewall Of China [VIDEO]

Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao), who has been blogging from China for 12 years, says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.

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Twitter Visualization Of SOPA Protest

January 24, 2012
Twitter Visualization Of SOPA Protest

Andrei Taraschuk and Aaron Ott created this visualization of how people reacted the Internet blackouts on January 18th protesting SOPA and PIPA legislation by mapping the #pipa #sopa and #blackout hashtags.

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Washington Post’s Mention Machine Political Twitter App

January 3, 2012
Washington Post's Mention Machine Political Twitter App

@mentionmachine is a new Washington Post news app that monitors Twitter and media across the Web for political candidate mentions, revealing trends and spikes that show where the conversation is and why.

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Occupy Comics

November 10, 2011
Occupy Comics

Occupy Comics is a fascinating project by comic artists to tell the story of the Occupy Wall Street movement and to raise funds for their efforts through Kickstart.

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