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Old wine in new bottles: Social media in the US presidential campaign
Obama has higher Twitter involvement, but Romney’s tweets go viral more often, writes O'Connor.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2012 08:54 GMT
Welcome to the first digital presidential election
While many thought the 2008 campaign was focused online, the 2012 election will be 'digital on steroids'.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 13:05 GMT
Breaking up the nuclear family
It's time for the world's largest economy - the US - to learn from Japan and Germany, and ditch nuclear power.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2012 11:32 GMT
Without trust, Facebook isn't worth $100 billion
More and more Facebook users are becoming aware of how their personal information is being tracked, used and shared.
Last updated: 19 May 2012 16:48 GMT
Is Google facing an existential threat?
The internet giant may lose the 'social' e-war it is waging, especially as it faces anti-trust suits on many fronts.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 16:43 GMT
Florida: The 'decider' state
The Republican campaign may drag on, but the GOP winner has already been decided.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 15:06 GMT
Race politics in the Hawkeye and Granite States
New Hampshire and Iowa wield so much power and influence, they make a mockery of the US presidential primary process.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2012 12:18 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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