- The Obama Connection – Roger Cohen in NY Times
More than any other factor, it has been Barack Obama’s grasp of the central place of Internet-driven social networking that has propelled his campaign for the Democratic nomination into a seemingly unassailable lead over Hillary Clinton. Her campaign has been so 20th-century. His has been of the century we’re in.
- Turning A Fail Into A Win: Twitter Gets PR Right – Jane Copland in SEOmoz
Using Twitter over the past week or so has been a very frustrating experience. The site takes a long time to load, its features either intermittently or permanently don’t work, updates get lost and, due to the site’s miserable uptime, its third party applications don’t work either. For a time, every second person’s update complained about Twitter’s uptime (or lack thereof) and some suggested a mutiny. (…) However, what has arisen from Twitter’s problems is an excellent case-study in good public relations.