Election

  • Roberts elected to ICANN board

    … Channel Islands ccTLD operator Nigel Roberts has been elected to ICANN’s board of directors. He gathered an impressive 67% of the votes in an anonymous poll of ccNSO members conducted last week. He received 60 votes versus the 29 cast for his only opponent, Pierre Ouedraogo, an internet pioneer from Burkina Faso. Roberts, a Brit, runs…

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  • Election season at ICANN

    … Two significant votes are coming up soon in the ICANN community, with the GNSO Council looking for a new chair and the ccNSO ready to select a new appointee for the ICANN board of directors. The ccNSO election will see an actual contest for what is believed to be the first time, with at least two candidates fighting it out. The GNSO vote…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • Facebook turns to old media to fight fake news prior to UK election

    … many times over, there are still many people who cling to that fallacy. For many people, politics are their vaccinations. They blindly follow whatever dogma their chosen political party subscribes to no matter who the candidate may be. With those political leanings, many of these people will only read news from sources biased towards their own…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • The Evolution of Data Journalism

    … century, there was a noticeable shift in the way publishers used data. Instead of just plotting trends, individuals also collected data to make predictions. For example, in 1952, Navy mathematician Grace Murray Hopper and a team of programmers used voting statistics from earlier elections to predict Eisenhower’s win within one percentage point…

    The Content Strategistin SEO- 31 readers -
  • 2017 PMA Board of Directors Nominations Open

    … to fill, including 3 Industry Champion level seats and 2 Corporate/Retail level seats. The new BOD members will join 6 members who carry over their terms from the 2016 election. Elected members will take office January 2017. Official responsibilities of BOD members include attending in person or by phone 2 meetings per year (held in conjunction…

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  • Brands Are Facing Boycotts. Here’s Why They Can’t Back Down

    … Advertisers typically prefer to stay out of politics. Why risk ostracizing half of your potential customers with some divisive statement that alienates the left or the right? But in the sinkhole of a month that’s followed the election, brands are starting to get sucked in. Lately, brands have been getting into more political beefs than Joe Biden…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategist- 26 readers -
  • Is Facebook in Danger of Becoming the Next Taboola?

    … For months leading up to the election, a slow trickle of angst surrounded Facebook’s fake news problem. After the stunning election of Donald Trump last week, that trickle turned into a deluge of anger. “Facebook, in Cross Hairs After Election, Is Said to Question Its Influence,” wrote the New York Times. “Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook…

    Dillon Baker/ The Content Strategistin Social- 24 readers -
  • In the wake of the election comes the opportunity to reconcile

    … In the wake of the election comes the opportunity to reconcile As the saying goes, it’s all over but the shouting, and boy is there shouting. Today, half of us are acting like this is the Apocalypse, while the other half of us are gloating like Emperor Palpatine when he revealed that the second Death Star was full operational. While this has…

    Greg's Corner- 6 readers -
  • Get out and vote!

    … Get out and vote! It’s finally here. Today is election day in what is possibly the most important and controversial election in decades. While we’re not here to tell you who to vote for, we do have some information to help you along with the voting process. NBC News has a guide to some helpful tech tips for the election including some helpful…

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  • Presidential Campaign Emails: Home-Stretch Check-in

    … braved three debates and various unsavory revelations, taped, “WikiLeaked,” or otherwise. The term “October Surprise” has had special meaning in this election cycle, with likely more to come. But we do see some new patterns with regard to the candidates’ email strategies. Here’s a quick review of the past thirty days: Donald ups his email game…

    Movable Ink Blog- 14 readers -
  • No, you can’t vote in the US election online

    … No, you can’t vote in the US election online What started as a joke turned out to be a full-blown hoax that have resulted in allegations of voter fraud. A section of Reddit, known as a subreddit, that is supportive of Donald Trump shared a graphic between each other that appeared to be a pro-Hillary Clinton ad that jokingly advised Hillary…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • Con artists cashing in on the election

    … Con artists cashing in on the election With election season now in full swing, it has brought out all the liars, cheats and thieves, and that’s not just the candidates. *rimshot* Consumer Affairs is reporting that with such a heated presidential election, phone related election scams have increased by multitudes. As they point out the election…

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  • Facebook gives rise to new voters, but are they informed?

    … registration resources more than likely encouraged many people who may have not registered otherwise. While this is encouraging that more people are registering to vote in such a pivotal election that could have repercussions for generations, Facebook is not really the ideal environment for political discourse and learning. When it comes to discussing…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
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