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Freedom of Tweets: A Political Spin on Twitter

ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE, WAR. AND TWITTER -..... 1776 O In Congress Detlaration of Independente 2012 July 2, 1776 The Continental Congress votes in favor of independence. July 4, 1776 Delegates adopt the Declaration of Independence. 1776 2.5 MILLION 2012 PEOPLE LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES 313 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES In 1776 OCOMMUNICATION THROUCH HAND- WRITTENLETTERS COMMUNICATION VIA INTERNET, EMAIL, AND SOCIAL MEDIA ---------------- Talking & Tweeting GGb. TEENS & ADULTS USING SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES 80% TEENS ADULTS Twitter Comes to Washington --- -..... . June 24, 2008, Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) becomes the 1st member of Congress to post a Tweet from the Oval office. G PERCENT OF REPRESENTATIVES DHAVE TWITTER LO SENATORS OHAVE TWITTER July13, 2009: Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) becomes the first senator to reach 1,000,000 Twitter followers. The Elephant in the Room Republicans use Twitter 52% more than Democrats CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS HAVE AS MANY TWEETS REPLIED TO AS DEMOCRATS 2XA REPUBLICANS MENTION SPECIFIC PIECES OF LECISLATION A 3.5 DEMOCRATS TIMES MORE THAN MENTIONS PER HANDLE DEMOCRATS REPUBLICANS January 20, 2009: Barack Obama becomes the first President to offically join Twitter. Twitter Power Players CHIRPIFY Using Twitter to raise money for candidates. PRESIDENT OBAMA MITT ROMNEY 30 VOTES O 6 VOTES $300 RAISED O $190 RAISED +676,000 FOLLOWING O 247 FOLLOWING +17,000,000 CURRENT FOLLOWERS 234,920 MENTIONS THIS WEEK +591,000 CURRENT FOLLOWERS 164,293 MENTIONS THIS WEEK Vermont: Senator Bernie Sanders has the highest influence and engagement. Arizona: Senator John McCain has the highest popularity and trust. OBAMA ROMNEY President Obama & Republican candidate Mitt Romney will each couple a political campaign with a Twitter campaign @barackobama @mittromney References: Since 1999 Created by: Michael Biondo @MSH_Biondo Statistical Information from: Olivia Roat @MSH_Olivia Contributions from: Craig Kilgore @ckilgs Twitter: @mainstreethost 2012 SENATE HOUSE -------

Freedom of Tweets: A Political Spin on Twitter

shared by mainstreethost on Jul 02
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Twitter has officially arrived in Washington, D.C., and in the upcoming presidential election, we’ll see that politicians “hold these tweets to be self-evident.”


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