2016 Presidential Election

The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016, will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Voters will select presidential electors who in turn will elect a new president and vice president through the Electoral College. The term limit established in the Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution prevents the incumbent President, Barack Obama, of the Democratic Party, from being elected to a third term. The series of presidential primary elections and caucuses is taking place between February 1 and June 2016, staggered among the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
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  • Where Did Facebook Fall on the List of Top Election News Sources?

    … Clinton, but the gap was nowhere near as wide: 19 percent cited CNN as their top news source, while MSNBC, Facebook, local television news, NPR, ABC, The New York Times and CBS were all named by between 5 percent and 9 percent of Clinton supporters. 7 percent of Trump supporters said they got their election news from Facebook, along with 8 percent of Clinton supporters. Readers: What was your top source of election news? Image of news on smartphone courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Top 10 SocialTimes Posts of 2016

    … the Internet. 8, Here’s How Social Media Will Impact the 2016 Presidential Election, Feb. 17: This guest post from Rohan Ayyar, web analytics and conversion optimization specialist at premium digital marketing agency E2M, was one of the earliest to predict a victory by President-elect Donald Trump, at least on the social media front. 7, Deadpool…

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  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … and the American presidential election were no doubt influenced to a greater or lesser degree by social media, from President-elect Donald Trump’s insistence on using Twitter as an unfiltered direct communication channel with his followers and critics, to the soul-searching happening in some quarters about the role social media played in serving up…

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  • Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:45 PM The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland delivered the social network’s wrap-up of 2016 in a blog post, saying that the top 10 global trends on Twitter for 2016 were: 2016 Summer Olympic Games U.S. presidential election…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 23 readers -
  • Instagram’s Best of 2016

    … that garnered the most mentions were: Olympics Euros Copa America Super Bowl 50 National Basketball Association Finals The most-Instagrammed sports venues in the world were: Madison Square Garden Wrigley Field Dodger Stadium Fenway Park Parque Olímpico Rio 2016 Олимпийский Парк (Sochi Olympic Park) Staples Center AT&T Park Estadio Santiago Bernabéu…

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  • Twitter Releases Featured Stickers for Thanksgiving

    … hashtags, which means that a user can tap on a sticker on a picture to see other public pictures that contain the same sticker. Twitter has previously released featured stickers based on Pokemon, the 2016 U.S. election and more. Readers: Will you add Thanksgiving stickers to your pictures on Twitter? …

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