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Web 2.0 Comes of Age
           Pamela K. Kemp
               IT 780
The University of Southern Mississippi
66% of internet users under 30 have a social networking profile.
   Half used social networking sites to exchange or acqui...
Family Photo: KH/NM, 2009
 Young voters tended to gravitate toward the
  Democratic party.
 Online Democrats outpaced Republicans in their
  consu...
 Obama’s “guns or religion or antipathy” remark at a
  fundraiser
 The Reverend Jeremiah Wright
 Preacher John Hagee (A...
 Bloggers
 Politico.com
 FactCheck.org
Family Photo: KH/NM, 2009
 Images were obtained via Yahoo Images – Flickr - and
    filtered for Creative Commons Images.

   Slide 2:   http://ww...
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election
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The Internet and The 2008 Presidential Election

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Comes of Age Pamela K. Kemp IT 780 The University of Southern Mississippi
  2. 2. 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)
  3. 3. Family Photo: KH/NM, 2009
  4. 4.  Young voters tended to gravitate toward the Democratic party.  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 Independents  (Source Pew Internet and American Life Project)
  5. 5.  Obama’s “guns or religion or antipathy” remark at a fundraiser  The Reverend Jeremiah Wright  Preacher John Hagee (A backer of Republican, John McCain)  Hillary Clinton and the ‘sniper’ fire in Bosnia
  6. 6.  Bloggers  Politico.com  FactCheck.org
  7. 7. Family Photo: KH/NM, 2009
  8. 8.  Images were obtained via Yahoo Images – Flickr - and filtered for Creative Commons Images.  Slide 2: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alykat/13556261/  Slide 3: Newspapers – http://www.flickr.com/photos/chucka_nc/4213321361/ Magazine Display - http://www.flickr.com/photos/slavin_fpo/3327526646/  Social Networking: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandymaarten/503716476/  Web 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ocCOeanflynn/315385916/ Content Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project - 2008 Election http://www.pewinternet.org/

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