social-media-politics

Around the Super Bowl, the senator asked supporters around the country to print out and create paper footballs called "liberty
There's nothing as politically intoxicating as a wildly baying crowd, and social media turned the dragon into a self-enforcing cycle. Negative politics are now instantly rewarded by the re-tweeting adulation of the base.
I write because that's what I love to do. I am a professional writer. And if given an assignment, I can write about just about anything. But blogging? That's different.
In my eyes, social media is one of the most important global leaps forward in recent human history. It provides for self-expression and promotes mutual understanding. It enables rapid formation of networks and demonstrates our common humanity across cultural differences. It connects people, their ideas and values, like never before.
This year people will spend more time on digital media than watching TV. TIME TO FREAK OUT!!!! You could loose your sh*t, or you could do the smart thing and cash in on the fear by becoming a social media expert.
What do I see when I look at the candidates' social media pages? Here's my breakdown of Facebook.
However, Davis was not alone in the filibuster. Although she was the representative who stood up in front of the legislature
Dan Rutherford is playing by the social media rules, Kirk Dillard is one of the most engaging candidates on the Twitter-sphere, people must really want to hear what Gov. Quinn has to say, and Bill Brady writes golden tweets.
. We're following the social media trends of the six candidates for Illinois governor. The early returns show GOP candidate Bruce Rauner leading the pack in Facebook friends, though his numbers have begun to plateau after a meteoric initial rise.
Democracy has to reinvent itself in accordance with this new "liquid society" where collaboration happens between many millions of people directly. Leadership is not vertical, as in the past, but horizontal.