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5 Years of Youtube Politics

You Tube 5 YEARS OF YOUTUBE POLITICS МИИИ 92% 500+ You Tube US candidates for office have of House and Senate Members have official YouTube channels official channels YOUTUBE POLITICAL TIMELINE 2006 "Macaca" AUG The original YouTube "gotcha" 14 moment at Sen. George Allen's Breaks, VA campaign stop 2007 Barack Obama: JAN MAR 26 My Plans for 2008 Barack Obama announces his presidential candidacy on YouTube Vote Different Anonymous user- generated ad targets Hillary Clinton with the advice, "Vote Different" Crush On Obama JUN 13 Hot girl + crush on the future president + catchy tune = media frenzy JUL NOV 23 28 CNN/ YouTube Debates First the Democratic, then the Republican presidential hopefuls answer YouTube questions from voters 2008 FEB 2 MAR YES, WE CAN. 18 Yes We Can Drawing on his speech after defeat in the NH primary, singer assures Obama sup- porters "Yes We Can." A More Perfect Union Obama's speech on race becomes the most-viewed video by a presiden- tial candidate. (His appearance on "Ellen" later took the lead) AUG NOV 28 Palin Phenomenon Interviews, impersonations, parodies in the last leg of the race, 54,000 videos tagged "Palin" are uploaded to YouTube, generating a half billion views EKI Dear Mr. Obama An Iraq veteran's message in support 28 of Sen. John McCain goes viral. AUG 2009 President-Elect Obama's Weekly Address The weekly radio address from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave is posted for the NOV 15 first time on YouTube JAN 11 JAN 20 Congress comes to YouTube Tube White House YouTube Channel The Obama White House launches the official YouTube channel, uploading on average 17 videos per week 2010 We are Better than that!!!!! YouTube Interview with President Obama The President answers video questions FEB MAY Alabama Agriculture Commission Candidate 16 Dale Peterson shows how a local candidate can make a global name on YouTube (even if he doesn't win) from citizens submitted on YouTube "I am not a witch" Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's YouTube channel becomes OCT 4 most-watched of any 2010 candidate thanks to her statement, "I am not a witch" PETERSON AGPCULTURE 2011 Major candidates for the 2012 presidential election post YouTube announcements The White House uploads on average 17 VIDEOS A WEEK A STAY TUNED FOR 2012! *** to ---------

5 Years of Youtube Politics

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Evaluating political candidates and their activity on Youtube.




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