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Presentation to be used for an interview lesson. Designed for students to collaboratively provide feedback on a presentation.



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  • 1. How barak obama used social media to win the election Date
  • 2. This is his speech when he became president Date
  • 3. Aims of the presentation 1. to identify how Barak Obama ✤ used social media to win the eldction 2. to show how using social media ✤ gave him an advantage over his opponent
  • 4. This website was used to gather ideas from voters. Barrak Obama used this to change his promises. This worked really well Date
  • 5. Date
  • 6. Barak Obama’s myspace, blog and ✤ twitter accounts were much better than sentor McCain’s On social networks, Obama also held ✤ a clear lead, with 844,927 MySpace friends compared to McCain's 219,404. Just between November 3rd and November 4th (election day), Obama gained over 10,000 new friends, while McCain only gained about 964. On Twitter, Obama gained 2865 new followers between the 3rd and 4th (for a total of 118,107), while John McCain's Twitter account only has a paltry 4942 followers in total.
  • 7. A fundamental understanding of communication has always been at the center of a politician's arsenal, but a firm grasp on the future of communication can be the secret weapon that wins the war. For Franklin D. Roosevelt, it was radio. For John F. Kennedy, it was television. And for Barack Obama, it is social media. Obama has taken grassroots campaigning into the digital age by embracing Web 2.0 and using it as a central platform of his presidential campaign. From social media savvy to YouTube to social networking, Obama has navigated Web 2.0 and turned it into a major force within his campaign.
  • 8. Website I have used http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/ social_media_obama_mccain_comparison.php http://webtrends.about.com/od/web20/a/obama-web.htm