Done well, digital diplomacy ought to be the use of technology to deliver soft power and public policy messages, alongside the ability to engage with wider audiences of both state and non-state actors and use that feedback loop to understand more and to deliver better policy.
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Hello, Mr. President! Welcome to the wonderful world of Twitter! A lot has changed in the tweeting world since you stepped into office. Now we can have banners atop our profiles that no one ever sees.
Obama had over 30,000 followers within 10 minutes of sending his first tweet. The White House said @POTUS tweets would come
BERLIN (AP) - A new study shows U.S. President Barack Obama is still by far the most followed world leader on Twitter, but
The new prime minister of India, @NarendraModi, just surpassed the @WhiteHouse in fourth place and is likely to have more followers than Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono next week.
Read more on Sam here. Obama praised Sam's "real sportsmanship" in a tweet Monday: First Lady Michelle Obama also sent a
The group that runs President Barack Obama's Twitter says his account was not hacked, but a link shortener used by Organizing for Action was compromised.
The AP reports a group called the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the action. The group aligns itself with
President Barack Obama tweeted his congratulations to Diana Nyad, who on Saturday became the first person to swim from Cuba