Tweeting Your Way to the White House: Social Media and the 2012 Campaign

Monday, October 1, 2012
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
UC Berkeley
Berkeley CA 94720
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Is social media changing politics? How are politicians using social media to communicate with voters? How are voters using it to communicate with politicians? Do new technologies mean that information moves faster than ever before – and is that good or bad? Is more information available to more people, or does the use of social media too often produce a flood of unreliable quips and soundbites rather than facts? A panel of experts looks at campaigning in the age of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.