Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004.
Posts about Barack Obama
  • The History of Email and Email Design

    … 44 years ago, Raymond Tomlinson was working on ARPANET (the U.S. Government’s precursor to the publicly available Internet), and invented email. It was a pretty big deal because up until that point, messages could only be sent and read on the same computer. This allowed a user and a destination separated by the & symbol. When he showed…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 25 readers -
  • How the Social Media Dumpster Fire Hijacked the Election

    … and social media people with lots of friends who respond–to spread a message. Clinton didn’t get it. Her team used the cutting-edge email methods pioneered by President Barack Obama’s team–eight years ago. Clinton never had control of the message, and worse, she did little effective damage control. She didn’t get personal. Her team should have been online…

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  • Social Media Predicted Donald Trump’s Victory When Few Polls Did

    … Clinton’s throughout most of their campaigns, and more than either Barack Obama’s or Mitt Romney’s were. The Oct. 7 release of a negative videotape actually increased his shares to new peak levels, showing the eagerness of his base to share his message when it felt threatened by outside opinions. In the course of his campaign, no moment (until…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 34 readers -
  • What Did Social Media Users Talk About This Halloween?

    … trending costumes online: Witch (26.79 percent) Star Wars costumes (19.2 percent) Clowns (13.38 percent) Batman (7.41 percent) General superhero costumes (7.13 percent) Most-discussed current political costumes online: Trump (49.48 percent) Hillary Clinton (33.41 percent) Barack Obama (14.02 percent) Michelle Obama (2.42…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 21 readers -
  • Could Facebook Tip the Elections in the Final Countdown?

    … House? The power of a like Our Facebook feeds have become a battleground for political discourse: From Trump’s declaration that President Barack Obama is the “founder of ISIS” to Clinton’s comments dismissing Trump supporters as a “basket of deplorables,” new stories emerge every day, adding to the ongoing saga and painting the parties in a variety…

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  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … to replicate how humans hear sound in real life, but delivered over headphones. As audiences move around in a 360 video, the sound moves around with them, helping to place them in the context of the scene. They also provided information for video creators looking to incorporate Audio 360: To enable spatial audio within a 360 video, creators will either need…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 45 readers -
  • How to Love Facebook Live

    … to offering a behind-the-scenes tour of new exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since Facebook Live became more widely available in April, I’m already seeing some big-time successes, but also failures, such as BuzzFeed‘s technology-marred interview with President Barack Obama. Here are some lessons to learn from how brands succeed with Facebook…

    Inside Facebookin Social Paid Search Facebook How To's- 25 readers -
  • Where’s Wesley? SXSW Success on a Small Budget

    …. Their marketing team blanked the area with Where’s Waldo stickers. Score! The other fortunate thing that happened was me winning the lottery to see President Barack Obama. I was placed on the first floor in a very visible area. Both of these things really increased our exposure. Once we knew we had a good message, we amplified that message with Ads…

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