Romney 2012 Becomes First Political Campaign to Buy a Twitter Trending Topic

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney’s campaign has officially become the first political campaign to buy a trending topic on Twitter. There are several ways you could look at this: 1. Romney 2012 fears that, come Thursday night—which is the last night of the RNC and when the trending topic is set to go live—the GOP nom’s campaign will still need an added boost to achieve social relevancy. 2. Mitt Romney is patently unaware of how trends work—which is organically, not by the dollar. 3. Mitt Romney really likes Twitter and wants to set a trending topic precedent in his bid to become president. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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