Web 2.0 Comes of Age
Pamela K. Kemp
The University of Southern Mississippi
66% of internet users under 30 have a social networking profile.
Half used social networking sites to exchange or acquire
Information about the candidates and the campaigns.
(Family photo- KH-NM, 2009)
Young voters tended to gravitate toward the
Online Democrats outpaced Republicans in their
consumption of online video 51% to 42%.
36% of Democrats have social networking site profiles
in contrast to 21% of Republicans and 28% of
(Source Pew Internet and American Life Project)
Obama’s “guns or religion or antipathy” remark at a
The Reverend Jeremiah Wright
Preacher John Hagee (A backer of Republican, John
Hillary Clinton and the ‘sniper’ fire in Bosnia