Voting and Social Media

Panelists talked about the role social media played in the 2012 presidential election. Among the topics they covered were the cost of… read more

Panelists talked about the role social media played in the 2012 presidential election. Among the topics they covered were the cost of old voting technology versus new, and the availability to voters of real-time information via mobile devices through Twitter and Facebook while waiting in line. They answered questions from audience members at the end of the program.

“Elections: Technology, Social Media, and Administration” was part of a Pew Center on the States day-long conference on the voter experience in 2012, held in the Newseum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Adam Conner Associate Manager Facebook->Privacy and Global Public Policy
  • Mindy Finn Director Twitter->Strategic Partnerships
  • Ginny Hunt Principal Google->Strategy and Civic Innovation
  • Kim Nelson Executive Director Microsoft Corp->EGovernment and Government Solutions
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Program ID:
309863-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 2012

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  • Dec 10, 2012 | 10:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2012 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2012 | 5:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
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