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RNC picks Facebook engineer for first CTO

The social network's Andrew Barkett has been hired to help the GOP bridge the digital divide and campaign more effectively.

By June 5, 2013

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Obama's response to Eastwood most re-tweeted tweet of RNC

Clint Eastwood's berating of an invisible Obama launched a viral "Eastwooding" meme, but it was the president's response that garnered the most Twitter traction.

By September 2, 2012

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Clint Eastwood's RNC Obama chair gets own Twitter account

Wow. It doesn't take long for Twitter to tap into the cultural zeitgeist. Invisible Obama, fast made famous at tonight's RNC, gets an account that goes from zero to nearly 20K followers in less than an hour.

By August 30, 2012

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Hugo Chavez dies and the Twitter town square reacts

Chavez was a media-savvy politician with more than 4 million Twitter followers. He promoted access to the Internet, while at the same time suppressing a free press.

By March 5, 2013

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Twitter gets even bigger

People using Twitter is not exactly news to stop the presses. And yet, the service continues to be on a tear. And now it's making money too.

By December 11, 2012

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Presidential debate memes: Binders of women, a job for Jeremy

Mitt Romney's comment about seeing "binders full of women" while fielding candidates as Massachusetts governor spurs a blog and Twitter account, while Jeremy the concerned college student now has the whole country job-hunting for him.

By October 16, 2012

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Presidential debate spawns campaign to save Big Bird

Indiegogo campaign looks to raise funds for PBS and the huge flightless bird that became a Twitter superstar during the Obama-Romney debate in Denver last night.

By October 4, 2012

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Debate makes Big Bird a big hit on Twitter

The famed yellow avian star of "Sesame Street" flies high on social media after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney mentions him during tonight's presidential debate.

By October 3, 2012

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Ep. 1122: Where we make your day

It's only been half a day since Clint Eastwood bombed the RNC Convention, but the ridiculous amount of "viral memes" online are already making it feel stale. We have no choice but to show you a few picks, and we'll also have a live taste test of ThinkGeek's bacon and Sriracha-flavored lollipops.

By August 31, 2012

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The 404 1,122: Where we make your day (podcast)

It's only been half a day since Clint Eastwood bombed the RNC Convention, but the ridiculous amount of "viral memes" online are already making it feel stale. We have no choice but to show you a few picks, and we'll also have a live taste test of ThinkGeek's bacon and Sriracha-flavored lollipops.

By August 31, 2012