Obama, the 2012 victor. Roundup Part 2

Five Companies That Are Definitely Thrilled Obama Was Re-Elected

from Wired Top Stories by Ryan Tate
Gun makers and hospitals are celebrating the president’s reelection with stock rallies.

The Bahamas: U.S. Election Result Sign of a Global Shift?

from Global Voices Online by Janine Mendes-Franco
The recently-concluded U.S. election captured the interest of the entire world. In the Caribbean, online discussion forums like Facebook and Twitter were full of netizens sharing political memes and posting updates about their take on electoral issues. Post-election, a couple of bloggers from the Caribbean territory that is geographically closest to the United States – the Bahamas – shared their thoughts about the outcome.


Election Night Crushed These Online Records

from Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Post-Elections Social Chatter Shows Obama Dominating The Social Space

from Sysomos Blog by Renee

Here?s What Mitt Romney?s Victory Website Would Have Looked Like

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

After the Election, Time to Heal Your Facebook Divide

from Mashable! by Chris Taylor

Did Romney?s Tech Fail Cost Him Key Votes?

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

Three Ways the US Election Changed Social Media

from social media vb by markblackham
Everyone’s talking about the influence of social media on the 2012 US Election. Actually, the election had more influence on social media. Mark Blackham, a political strategist, says the attention given to social media raised it into a mature, but restricted, place within the discourse of public life.


Your City Needs These 7 Open Data Apps

from Mashable! by Lauren Drell

Election Celebration and Sadness in Photos

from Mashable! by Christine Erickson

Politicians, Pundits React to Obama?s Victory on Twitter

from Mashable! by Neha Prakash

President Obama?s election victory tweet becomes most retweeted ever

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

Wrath of the Math: Obama Wins Nerdiest Election Ever

from Wired Top Stories by Spencer Ackerman
If the 2008 election was about hope and change, 2012 was about data and memes. Yet the result was the same: in the nerdiest election in the history of America, Barack Obama won.

NPR?s 8-Bit Election Site Is Awesome

from Mashable! by Amanda Will


Obama?s Re-Election Was Big on Instagram, Too

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick


Election Day Was Facebook?s Most Talked About Event This Year

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

How Obama Dominated Tumblr on Election Day

from Mashable! by The Daily Dot

?South Park? Attention to Detail Wins Election Episode

from Mashable! by Stephanie Haberman

?The Economist? Cover Features Obama?s Twitter Pic

from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman


Russians React to Obama’s Reelection

from Global Voices Online by Donna Welles
With the American elections finally over, Barack Obama now embarks on his second term as President of the United States. Since his first campaign in 2008, Obama’s top advisor on U.S.-Russia policy has been Stanford professor and democratic-transitions expert Michael McFaul, who earlier this year became America’s ambassador to Russia.

Uber Offers ?Freedom Rides? to Voters on Election Day

from Mashable! by Neha Prakash

Facebook Helps Voters Get to the Polls On Election Day

from Mashable! by Neha Prakash

1960 election day comics

from Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder

See What Presidential Campaigns Looked Like in the 1800s [PICS]

from Mashable! by Amanda Wills

Watch 50 Years of TV Presidential Election Announcements

from Mashable! by Neha Prakash

Twitter?s Best Election Night LOLs [UPDATED]

from Mashable! by Fran Berkman

Talking Politics Can Be Good for Workers [STUDY]

from Mashable! by BusinessNewsDaily

Mexicans Weigh in on US Presidential Election

from Global Voices Online by Javad Sikder
Today, Tuesday November 6, 2012, the day of the US elections, will result in either the re-election of Democrat Barack Obama or the appointment of Republican Mitt Romney as the 45th President of the United States of America.


Google’s Election Doodle Tells You Where to Vote

from Wired Top Stories by Scott Gilbertson
It’s not the most cutting edge doodle Google has ever done, but it might be the most useful. Today’s election-themed Google doodle is a one-stop shop of voting information and links for U.S. voters.

22% Have Shared Their Vote on Social Media [STUDY]

from Mashable! by Sam Laird

What This Election Really Means, According to Viral Videos

from Mashable! by Neha Prakash

5 Lessons Marketers Can Learn From Obama?s Victory

from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman

How Mobile Is Transforming Political Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

from Mashable! by Emily Price

All the Election Day Moments You Talked About on Social Media

from Mashable! by Annie Colbert

Barack Obama Reelected and Favored Among Latino Voters

from Global Voices Online by Marianna Breytman
After an intense presidential campaign, the United States of America’s destiny for another four years will be governed by Barack Obama, who received the majority of the necessary electoral college votes. Even without counting Florida, Virginia and Nevada’s votes, President Obama already had 280 electoral college votes, unlike Republican candidate Mitt Romney, who obtained 208. That being said, Obama has become the first African American to be reelected president and the first Democrat to accomplish this since Bill Clinton left the White House in the year 2000.

Obama reelection inspires racist election night rallies

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin
Racially-fueled anti-Obama demonstrations broke out at various colleges and universities in the American South on election night, after the president’s reelection was called. Counter-demonstrations by other students, urging tolerance and an end to racism, followed.

U.S. Policy Toward Latin America After the Election

from Global Voices Online by Silvia Viñas

Different names for the same thing: Visualizing the 2012 election

from Boing Boing by Maggie Koerth-Baker

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