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Social media's inescapable presence at the RNC

The GOP confab in Cleveland witnessed Facebook and Twitter playing a bigger role than ever before.

By July 21, 2016

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Election 2016

It's election year, when candidates hit the campaign trail and craft sound bites they hope will win votes while attacking the opposition. More than ever, 2016 will be the year the politicians, pundits, pollsters and people turn to Facebook, Twitter and other social media to deliver their messages. CNET News' reporters will be there to help you cut through the noise and figure out what they're really talking about.

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Inside the RNC's secret cybersecurity battle

The Republican National Convention is under constant attack. Here's how cyberdefense firms keep thousands of connected devices safe around the clock.

By July 20, 2016

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Twitter reacts swiftly to Donald Trump's acceptance speech

Trump's usually hyperactive Twitter account was, naturally, radio silent, but others had their say on social media during the GOP presidential nominee's acceptance speech.

By July 21, 2016

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Can you hear me now? Mobile operators beef up networks for conventions

Wireless carriers say they've got you covered with fast, reliable mobile service at this summer's big political events.

By July 20, 2016

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Hillary Clinton announces VP pick Tim Kaine on Twitter

The Democratic party's presumptive nominee for president of the United States says via a tweet late Friday that she's picked Sen. Tim Kaine, underscoring the continued importance of social media in the campaign.

By July 22, 2016

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At RNC, Peter Thiel talks gay pride, warns Republicans away from 'fake culture wars'

During a speech at the Republican National Convention, the PayPal co-founder calls gender issues a "distraction from our real problems" and says Trump can rebuild an ailing economy.

By July 21, 2016

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Hillary Clinton invites you to 'Trump Yourself'

The Clinton campaign unveils an app that overlays some of Trump's most memorable insults on your Facebook profile picture.

By July 21, 2016

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They came, they marched, they live-streamed at RNC

The Coalition to Stop Trump took over downtown Cleveland briefly on Monday. It took over social media too.

By July 18, 2016

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Jon Stewart returns to slam Trump, Fox News

Technically Incorrect: In a video that's already garnered thousands of YouTube comments, the former "Daily Show" host appears with Stephen Colbert to pour a little cold water on Conventional heat.

By July 22, 2016

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Kaine you even? Tim Kaine could be the punniest VP pick ever

Puns fly on Twitter as Hillary Clinton names Kaine her vice presidential candidate of choice. Or is that Kaindidate?

By July 22, 2016