Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’
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In a move that brings to mind Twitter’s recent suspension of Guy Adams (after he criticized Twitter advertiser NBC for its lackluster Olympics coverage), a Mitt Romney parody account, @MexicanMitt, was suspended last night – just before Romney gave his speech.
Probably the silliest thing an unwed mom could do is express strong opinions about the sanctity of marriage and sit in judgement of those who do not share this world view.
Even sillier? Insisting, when you’re a single teen mom, that children raised in traditional “mom and dad” families are better off than those raised by gay parents.
Bristol Palin did both of these things in her blog post earlier today, while slamming President Obama for supporting gay marriage – and the Twitterverse went bananas.
Two topics are dogging Obama on Twitter today and they’re both pretty hilarious . . . from a hilarity-lover’s point of view. As we’ve heard the “Pres” has a solid sense of humor, we’re wondering if he and Michelle aren’t having a little chuckle over the Twitter zaniness today too!
Or maybe it’s one of those “we’ll look back on it and laugh” kind of days.
The President holds town hall meetings on Twitter and countless political debates have been held via #hashtag chats as well – but do politicians really ‘get’ how to use Twitter?
The rewards for mastering Twitter are obvious. It allows politicians to share their thoughts and campaign promises with millions of potential voters. But the downside is a little less obvious – and should probably be considered a bit more before taking the plunge and tweeting with abandon.
Phrases and hashtags like “Stop SOPA and PIPA”, #SOPA, #IfTheyShutDownTwitter, “Why SOPA is dangerous” and #FactsWithoutWikipedia have been hitting Twitter’s trending topics all day today, as websites like Wikipedia and Reddit go dark to protest the US Stop Online Piracy Act.
SOPA has been all the buzz on Twitter, and one intrepid researcher has already created a visual map of how the conversation looks between its most vocal commentators.
If you follow @BarackObama, you’ll get to hear from the President himself from time to time on the campaign trail and from Washington.
What grade do you think Barack Obama would get for his Twitter spelling? How about Sarah Palin? You’d probably guess pretty close to those two, but how about the other seven celebrities on this Twitter spelling report card? While we know that 140-characters can sometimes restrict the spelling of your to “ur”, celebs had better watch their tweeted lingo or else be prepared for a big fat “Fail” on this report card. We’ve got the results below.