Twitter: Used illegally by Labour MP during election


A Labour party frontbencher has been given a caution by police as she illegally revealed election results on her Twitter account during this years general election. … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: Polling day, Twitter and real time map


It’s only 2 more days away, the General Election 2010 takes place this Thursday May 6 and with social media more to the fore than ever before in politics there is a venture taking place to mark the millions of people voting at the polls. … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: Most ignored story of the campaign – Philippa Stroud?


Now here’s a thing that’s curious to say the least. In this General Election where social media has supposedly been one of the biggest influences on voters, changing the way that people are thinking about political campaigning, isn’t it odd that one of the biggest stories on Twitter at present, has … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: Final leaders’ debate


The General Election 2010 draws nearer and tomorrow evening (Thursday) sees the final live televised leaders’ debate, this time broadcast on the BBC between 8:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. It will be hosted by David Dimbleby and held this time around in the Midlands. … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: Second leaders’ debate – How did it go?


Tonight saw the second live televised leaders’ debate for the General Election 2010, broadcast on Sky News, and what a debate it was, a far better all around experience than the previous leaders’ debate last week. It all looked better from the off as the set was far less distracting than last … [Read more...]

General Election: Second live leaders’ debate on Sky tonight


Tonight (Thursday) it’s time for the second General Election live leaders debate, this time being televised on Sky News. The debate will be televised between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and followed with another Sky debate about how things went for each of the leaders, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and … [Read more...]

Leaders TV debate: Online, Twitter & Facebook – first reactions


The Internet, including Twitter and Facebook, was certainly agog with anticipation of the first live televised leader’s debate this evening, in the run up to the General Election 2010. Before it started being broadcast on ITV, the ITV online site devoted to the programme was buzzing with people … [Read more...]

General Election live TV leaders’ debate – tracked by Facebook & Twitter


Tonight we shall see the first ever live televised leaders’ debate for a General Election. The broadcast will be shown on ITV between 8:30 p.m and 10p.m. and hosted by Alastair Stewart, featuring of course all 3 main party leaders, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg. … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: BBC wants you to ‘Join In’


The General Election 2010 was officially confirmed today for May 6th by Gordon Brown. This date had been well-known for some time although not official, so the pundits were not disappointed in today’s announcement. For those of you interested in technology and social media you will be well aware … [Read more...]