Politics and Cellphones
Pots da Yaz no Neo-nomad.net mostra o uso de telefones celulares pelo candidato Obama, como plataforma para conquistar simpatizantes na atual corrida presidencial americana (informa ações em tempo real, por exemplo). Post:
“New age politics. Obama Mobile. You can sign up to receive text messages and ‘expect periodic updates from the campaign as well as advance notice about local Obama events and important updates about Barack’s public appearances. We value your privacy and will not share your information outside the campaign.’
Barack Obama is currently living on a bus, giving about 6 speeches a day… Here you will find his stance on technology and innovation for a new generation.
‘Barack Obama is already using technology to transform presidential politics and to help unprecedented numbers of citizens take back the political process. Obama’s Internet campaign is only the beginning of how Obama would harness the power of the Internet to transform government and politics. On barackobama.com, voters have connected not only with the campaign but with each other; the campaign has used technology to engage those who have not been able to participate in prior presidential campaigns. More than 280,000 people have created accounts on barackobama.com. These users have organically created over 6,500 grassroots volunteer groups and have organized more than 13,000 off-line events using the site.”