Rick Santorum, second place candidate in the 2012 Republican presidential primaries set a new 2012 Election Twitter record with almost 40,000 tweets referencing him between 6pm and 7pm PT, yesterday, Super Tuesday.
Twitter is being accused of internet censorship after four parody accounts in honour of French president Nicolas Sarkozy were allegedly suspended under suspicious circumstances - the same day Sarkozy became officially represented on the service.
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.
Last week we used the power of Google Search to predict the outcome of the 2011 Irish General Election. Now, on the eve of the election, we turn to Twitter, not to predict results, but to provide some insightful analysis on political party and political party leader performances during the last official twenty-four hours of their campaign.
Some of the first questions raised on TED Conversations, the topic lead social network by TED Media, the world-famous public lecture forum, will finish in just under one hour. TED Conversations is a social network which connects web users with some of the top industry minds from diverse areas such as game design, politics, economic development, digital technology and many others.
CNN announced the nominations for its first awards programme to honour citizen reporters and participatory journalists, the iReport Awards, today. CNN’s iReport Awards, to be held in early March, will be given to CNN iReporters who have produced “the best examples of participatory journalism in 2010.”
A really interesting talk has been posted on TED.com today about a proposed method of electronic voting that offers greatly reduced possibilities of fraud. In this video [07:03] David Bismark demos a new system for voting that contains a simple, verifiable way to prevent fraud and miscounting