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Social Media Campaigning..Really Getting to Know Candidates?

“Republicans Embrace Twitter Hard for’12” by Jennifer Steinhauer is mostly about how the presidential election of 2008 made them step up their game in the Twitter world. Republicans started to dissect everything said by the President to prove to the … Continue reading

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The Dean Campaign: Start of Online Campaigns

Howard Dean is known to most of us as the Democrat contender for the Presidential Election of 2004. But he is also known, by political experts as the first to start using the Internet to gain supporters and to get … Continue reading

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The Internet to Users and Bloggers

  In “Realizing the Social Internet? Online Social Networking Meets Offline Social Capital”, John Pasek, Eian More and Daniel Romer, study how interactions on the Internet influence young adults.  They particularly pay attention to see how the three factors of … Continue reading

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Prisoner’s Dilemma and Coordination

In Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody, he talks about the popular decision making dilemma, Prisoner’s Dilemma, that people often face in the real world. In the Prisoner’s Dilemma, two people are questioned about who committed a crime that they both … Continue reading

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