Government // Leadership
News
6/14/2012
08:30 AM
Connect Directly
LinkedIn
Google+
Twitter
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Obama Beating Romney On Facebook

Nearly five times as many people are talking about Obama's Facebook page as Romney's, according to SocialBakers research.

I've written previously about the role of online tools in Obama's 2008 victory and about the online campaign updates for 2012.

Disclosure: Because I'm not a political reporter, I don't hold myself to the standard of remaining non-partisan. I was a local organizer for Obama in 2008 and run a local organizing website for Democrats in Broward County, Florida.

I don't think any of that is terribly relevant to this report--I didn't make up these numbers. I may be a little happier to report them than if I were a Republican, but I also know its votes not "Likes" that will count in the end.

Obama vs Romney Infographic
Infographic courtesy of SocialBakers

Follow David F. Carr on Twitter @davidfcarr. The BrainYard is @thebyard and facebook.com/thebyard

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference brings together industry thought leaders to explore the latest innovations in enterprise social software, analytics, and big data tools and technologies. Learn how your business can harness these tools to improve internal business processes and create operational efficiencies. It happens in Boston, June 18-21. Register today!

Previous
2 of 2
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
InformationWeek surveyed 11,662 IT pros across 30 industries about their pay, benefits, job satisfaction, outsourcing, and more. Some of the results will surprise you.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Dec. 9, 2014
Apps will make or break the tablet as a work device, but don't shortchange critical factors related to hardware, security, peripherals, and integration.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.