YouTube for Government officials could ruin profiles

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The new YouTube for Government has been put in place to help officials learn more about YouTube, it is all about getting the best out of a video they produce. YouTube for Government is a very good communication tool and can help political profiles, but the officials need to learn one vital thing … [Read more...]

Scottish Independence Referendum results drive tweets

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The Scottish Independence Referendum results are in and they are driving tweet numbers up in the UK today. Everyone is giving their opinion on the result, which has basically meant Scotland will stay part of the United Kingdom, as the public poll rejected independence from the UK. There's those … [Read more...]

Status of Scotland Referendum on Facebook

Status of Scotland Referendum on Facebook

When it comes to the Scottish independence referendum in a five-week period it has had over 10 million interactions according to the social media site. From the dates August 1 to September 8 the figures of the Yes campaign has a narrow lead in terms of discussion on Facebook, when it comes to … [Read more...]

David Haines beheading video condemned on Twitter

David Haines beheading video condemned on Twitter

The Islamic State is not holding up in terrifying the world with its barbaric way, a brutal David Haines beheading video, which lasted 2-minute, 27-second was a nasty execution “an act of pure evil” said Prime Minister David Cameron. Many other celebrities and politicians took to Twitter to vent … [Read more...]

Arvind Kejriwal slapped with BJP blamed, YouTube explanation

When it comes to the latest news on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal it seems people like to slap him

When it comes to the latest news on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal it seems people like to slap him, from March to April the political leader has been attacked three times and he blames BJP for the attacks and not the attackers. In Delhi April 8th this year Arvind Kejriwal was slapped in … [Read more...]

Gmail account to spread anti-Islam stickers removed

Gmail account to spread anti-Islam stickers removed

The islamsticker@gmail Gmail account set up by politician Geert Wilders has been removed from the system after Google deactivated the email account. The account was said to have been set up to spread anti-Islam initiative. Many complaints apparently flooded in about Wilders' anti-Islam initiative … [Read more...]

Margaret Thatcher funeral prompts social media responses

Margaret Thatcher funeral prompts social media responses

Margaret Thatcher sadly died last week and the former UK Prime Minister’s funeral is today at St Paul's Cathedral 11am BST, Welsh Secretary David Jones and First Minister Carwyn Jones will be the ones leading mourners from Wales at the ceremonial funeral. Security measures have been ramped up … [Read more...]

Ex PM Margaret Thatcher death mourned on Facebook and Twitter

Ex PM Margaret Thatcher death mourned on Facebook and Twitter

Margaret Thatcher, the Former British Prime Minister has sadly passed away at the age of 87 and millions around the world are expressing their feelings on Facebook and Twitter. Millions are mourning Margaret Thatcher and the public; celebrities and politicians are sharing their sadness and sorrow … [Read more...]

Mark Zuckerberg: From Facebook to politics

Mark Zuckerberg- From Facebook to politics

Mark Zuckerberg is going from Facebook to politics in a new move to start a political campaign, the Billionaire who is only 28 years old has donated millions over the years and the latest was £65 million to the state school system in his native New Jersey. Why is Mark Zuckerberg entering the … [Read more...]

Facebook stirs “Clares Law” safe dating

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Online social networking site Facebook since its initial launch back in 2004, is now home to some 800 million users and the number is continually rising. Although the site provides a good communication tool between users and the outside world, it has and still comes with negative comments, the main … [Read more...]

President Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign socially

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The social media frenzy is being taken up by a whole host of people even within the world of politics. Today it’s the turn of a campaign that is hoped to bring success to President Obama’s 2012 presidential popularity. Back in 2008, a large percentage of Obama’s fan base was of the younger … [Read more...]

Social Media Election Campaigns: Politicians Benefit?

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One of the topics we often bring you news on, is that of “social media” and the way in which it is being used in today's society. By way of networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and others such as LinkedIn and Foursquare, individuals as well as organisations are reaping from its benefits. … [Read more...]

US Politics – 5 Years of YouTube Impact and History

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Here at OSM we often give you details of interesting infographics with recent examples including one on American identity according to social media and another about YouTube advertising. Today we have news of another intriguing infographic, this time looking at 5 years of U.S. politics on YouTube. … [Read more...]

Possible Social Media Block After UK Riots: Cameron Suggests

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The UK riots that have taken place over the last week, starting in London and spreading to other areas, have shocked many who thought they would never see such mindless violence on the streets. The government has been criticized for not doing enough but today Prime Minister David Cameron has … [Read more...]

Republican Presidential Twitter Debate Set For July 20

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The growing social media effect on politics has really been evident over the last few weeks. We’ve seen the Weinergate Twitter scandal, reported on the White House on Facebook, noted the GOP debate impact on Twitter and also saw who came out of it best, according to Facebook. Today we have news … [Read more...]

GOP Debate Who Came Out Best? According to Facebook

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The presence of social media in politics seems to growing rapidly and we’ve told of presidential bids being launched on Twitter and Facebook, the White House on Facebook, and then yesterday talked about the GOP debate and the massive impact it had on Twitter. To keep things well rounded today we … [Read more...]

Weiner Twitter Scandal Action Figure: Anatomically Correct

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We’ve been keeping OSM readers informed about the Weinergate Twitter photos scandal, from Anthony Weiner confessing all, to news that Congress members were tweeting less in the aftermath and then yesterday President Obama implying that Weiner should resign. Today we have a more light-hearted take … [Read more...]

Obama and Weiner Scandal: Implies Resignation Due – Plus Video

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The Weinergate Twitter pictures scandal has gathered massive attention and we’ve already told about how Anthony Weiner finally confessed all and then how the fallout from the scandal has led to Congress members tweeting less. Now we have some news for you about how President Obama feels about the … [Read more...]

GOP Debate and Massive Twitter Impact

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Social media is increasingly playing a part in politics in the U.S. and we’ve recently told for example, about the White House on Facebook, how Weinergate has led to Congress members tweeting less and how presidential bids have been launched using social media, from Newt Gingrich for instance. The … [Read more...]

New Gabrielle Giffords Photos on Facebook: Remarkably Radiant

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Many of you will remember the tragic Arizona shootings back in January where several people were killed and congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was horrendously wounded and just after that we also wrote about whether Sarah Palin’s target list played any part in the incident. Now we have some good news … [Read more...]

Weinergate Leads to Congress Tweeting Less

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The Weinergate scandal is still very much ongoing at the moment and we previously wrote about congressman Anthony Weiner and the Twitter pictures incident and how he had confessed after previously saying he was the victim of a hacking incident. We have news today that says, maybe unsurprisingly, … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin Prolific Emails Release: Vendetta or Not?

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As the Weinergate scandal continues another prominent U.S. politician is now in the news. There is much outrage at present after emails from Sarah Palin’s time as governor of Alaska were made public under freedom of information rights. The release shows just how prolific she was with emails during … [Read more...]

Weiner Twitter Pictures Scandal: Congressman Confesses All

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We're often reporting on politics and social media such as the new White House rapid response Twitter feed and also Twitter's CEO, Dick Costolo being appointed to an advisory committee. However today's story is a little different as a U.S. congressman has got himself into a spot of hot water … [Read more...]

Twitter CEO Appointed to Obama’s Advisory Committee

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Here at OSM we’ve written many articles recently about the growing influence of social media on politics. for example Tim Pawlenty and Newt Gingrich announcing presidential bids on Facebook, social media and the Obama campaign and most recently how the White House has launched a rapid response … [Read more...]

White House Social Media Rapid Response Twitter Feed Launched

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We’ve written several times recently about the growing impact and use of social media with politics, including posts on presidential campaign bids being launched on Twitter or Facebook by Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty and how social media might help the campaigns of President Obama and Ron Paul. … [Read more...]