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.
People in this video
- Caudell-Feagan, Michael Deputy Director Pew Center on the States
- Chapin, Doug Director University of Minnesota->Election Administration Program
- Conner, Adam Associate Manager Facebook->Privacy and Global Public Policy
- Finn, Mindy Director Twitter->Strategic Partnerships
- Hunt, Ginny Principal Google->Strategy and Civic Innovation
- Nelson, Kim Executive Director Microsoft Corp->EGovernment and Government Solutions
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