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As Social Media Tastes Change, Can Campaigns Keep Up? (Campaigns & Elections) When it comes to social media platforms, Katie LaPotin argues that Tumblr may be poised to overtake Twitter in popularity during the next election cycle. Will lawmakers be able to keep up with the change? Google Cutting Knol, Wave, Other Fringe Projects (Forbes) […]

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New iPad App Hopes to Modernize Lawmaking on the Hill (techPresident) Last Thursday, PopVox unveiled “MarkUp,” a new iPad app that enables Hill staffers to work on legislation ‘in virtual form.’ According to PopVox founder Marci Harris, ‘MarkUp delivers…[information] right into the hands of Members of Congress, who really want to know what their constituents […]

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Should OWS Switch to Online Enabled Guerrilla Actions? (e.politics) Colin Delany argues that “[Occupy Wall Street's] occupation of physical spaces has attracted the movement worldwide notice, but its very success contains the seeds of its own decline, since the long-term encampments provide both authorities and criminals convenient targets.” Read through Delany’s thoughtful alternative to OWS’s […]

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3 In 5 Expect Candidates to Be on Facebook (All Facebook) Check out this infographic by Digitas, which shows how social media users expect politicians to engage with them on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. 40 Useful Tweets to Share with Your Followers (PR Daily) It can be tricky to come up with fresh […]

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The Keys to Mobile-Display Relevance (ClickZ) If you are considering adding mobile to your advocacy strategy, make sure to read this article. The top three important factors to consider: location, creative and platform. Infographic: How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media (PR Daily) Check out this awesome infographic, created by Craig Newmark (of Craigslist […]

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Sunlight Foundation Follows Lobbyist Tweets (POLITICO) If you’re a lobbyist, there’s a good chance that Sunlight Foundation is watching you (on Twitter, that is.) Says Sunlight Foundation Gabriela Schneider: “This is a way for Americans and people online to see how certain lobbyists are wielding their influence.” Find out more about the nonpartisan org here. […]

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Facebook Images: Why Your Feed Is Crammed with Visual Gags (Slate) You may have noticed that images are playing a bigger role on Facebook than ever before. Memes, infographics, and “image macros” are taking over; read this article for ideas on how to create a viral image to get your message across. Wall Street Will […]

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Is the White House Doing Enough for ‘We the People?’ (techPresident) The new online petition platform was an ambitious project to begin with, but some feel that it’s already not living up to its potential. 5 Ways PR Pros Can Use Mobile Streaming and Online Chats (PR Daily) Technically, this article is aimed at PR […]

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QR Codes: Useful Tool, Neat Toy or Robot Barf? (ReadWriteWeb) Check out this post and decide for yourself: are QR codes worth integrating into your marketing strategy? Tweet Like a Pro: 8 Twitter Tools to Try (PR Daily) The title says it all. This article cuts through the sludge and delivers the best Twitter applications […]

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All the Buzz: Infographics (MediaPost) In case you haven’t noticed, infographics are everywhere these days. Why? According to Len Stein, an infographic has the “ability to quickly communicate almost anything in an engaging, relevant and compelling image that relies on clever visual representations rather than dense sub-text.” Find out more here. A Showcase of Some […]