Barack Obama

  • How Many More Viral Comedy Videos A Day Will Obama Need To Meet Healthcare Goals?

    How Many More Viral Comedy Videos A Day Will Obama Need To Meet Healthcare Goals?

    President Obama’s hilarious “Between Two Ferns” cameo is on its way to becoming one of the most viral videos in Funny or Die history. It spiked visits to Healthcare.gov an impressive 40%, compared to the day before.¬†Unfortunately, this latest political touchdown was made in the 4th quarter and the White House is still way short of its goal. They are still about 2.8… Read More

  • ObamaCare Gets Price-Comparison Technology On Oct 1

    ObamaCare Gets Price-Comparison Technology On Oct 1

    President Obama just held a blindingly fast press conference on open government, which probably left most citizens scratching their heads in confusion over one of his geekier executive obsessions. The most important point is that citizens will be able to comparison-shop the costs and features of health-care plans, just like we can now do with flights and car rentals. You can check them out… Read More

  • Barack Obama’s Record-Setting Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total DNC Tweets

    Barack Obama’s Record-Setting Speech: 52,757 Tweets Per Minute, 9M Total DNC Tweets

    The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight and broke some Twitter records while he was at it, according to the company. Extra points to Twitter, the site didn’t go down or falter once during the entire speech. Read More

  • President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA

    President Barack Obama Joins Reddit, Does An AMA

    U.S. President Barack Obama is making an unscheduled appearance on Reddit today. Just a few minutes ago, Obama joined Reddit and is scheduled to host an AMA (Reddit slang for “ask me anything”) session starting at 4:30pm ET. Reddit’s moderators have confirmed that this is indeed legit and the questions from Reddit’s users are already coming in at a rapid pace. Obama… Read More

  • Google Will Be The Official Social Platform & Livestream Provider For The 2012 Republican Convention

    Google Will Be The Official Social Platform & Livestream Provider For The 2012 Republican Convention

    The presidential election season in the U.S. is now in full swing and both the Democratic and Republican conventions are just a few months away. Google just announced that it will be the “official social platform and livestream provider” for the Republican convention in Tampa in August. Google promises “a convention without walls” and will use both YouTube and its… Read More

  • Watch Barack Obama Live At LinkedIn Townhall

    Coming off a weekend of Silicon Valley fundraising, President Barack Obama is visiting LinkedIn this morning, in order to talk about jobs, economy, entrepreneurship and the state of employment in the United States in general. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner introduced the president, who began his talk bringing up the recently announced American Jobs Act, which proposes various reforms for small… Read More

  • Hey Obama, Where's the Startup Visa in the Startup America Plan? (TCTV)

    Hey Obama, Where's the Startup Visa in the Startup America Plan? (TCTV)

    Ankur Jain is the 20-year-old founder of the Kairos Society, a group that tries to discover the world leaders of the future and bring them together for support, mentoring and networking. He swung through San Francisco in between being named one of the partner organizations for President Obama’s Startup America initiative and the Kairos Society’s Global Summit in New York… Read More

  • Facebook's Dominance Leaves President No Choice

    Facebook's Dominance Leaves President No Choice

    In an effort to increase voter turnout for next Tuesday’s Congressional Election, President Barack Obama has put out a call on Twitter for constituents to install a Facebook application called the “Commit to Vote Challenge.” Like a more noble version of Fast Company’s Influence Project, the Commit to Vote challenge takes advantage of the “network effect”… Read More

  • In marketing, Obama is like Nokia while McCain is like Apple

    In marketing, Obama is like Nokia while McCain is like Apple

    When you think about Barack Obama what words come to mind? Change? Hope? Socialism? What about John McCain? Maverick? Strength? Bush? Well, according to one market research firm, Synovate, Obama is to Nokia as McCain is to Apple. But of course! It goes like this: Obama’s campaign has focused on linking “his” issues—the economy, education, why the Iraq war was a waste… Read More