This year's United States presidential race will be won and lost on Twitter, with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo stating that "2012 is going to be the Twitter election". Costolo made his comments during an interview at the Dive Into Media event organised by All Things D.
United States President Barack Obama has joined Google+ ahead of next year's presidential election. The Google+ Page has officially been verified by Google and its first update published Wednesday afternoon.
US President Barack Obama's indestructible limo, nicknamed 'The Beast', got stuck leaving the US Embassy in Dublin earlier today. An exit ramp trapped the vehicle in which Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama were traveling in following lunch with US Ambassador Dan Rooney.
The Gardaí, Ireland’s national police force, has joined Twitter ahead of the historic visits of Queen Elizabeth and President Barack Obama in the next two weeks. The Gardaí’s Twitter account, @gardatraffic, will become one of the main ways the police force will notify the public of planned widespread disruptions to vehicle and pedestrian travel in and around Dublin City.
To coincide with US President Barack Obama’s state visit to Ireland on May 23rd, an initiative that attempts to get Ireland trending on Twitter that day is well under way. The initiative, started by PocketNative, hopes that a high volume of tweets containing the hashtag ‘#IRLday’ will ensure that the topic trends on Twitter during the President’s visit and Ireland receives the attention of over 200 million other Twitter users.
The White House have released this iconic image of US President Barack Obama’s dinner with technology business leaders last night in Woodside California. The aim of the gathering is said to promote technological innovation as a means to increase employment and boost the US economy.