In the last two weeks the campaign Twitter account for Rep. Randy Weber, R-Texas, has deleted nearly a hundred messages that were once shared with the public and now can only be found on our Politwoops archive of deleted tweets.Continue reading
Many of the tech executives that President Obama met with today have been generous donors to his campaigns.Continue reading
When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg formally launched his new immigration advocacy effort today with an op-ed in the Washington Post, it... View ArticleContinue reading
Facebook, which has set off a frenzy of market speculation with its plans go public as early as Friday, isn't just raising its profile on Wall Street. As the social networking giant prepares for its initial stock offering, Sunlight decided to take a look at how Facebook is doing when it comes to political networking. Our finding: The company with the famously hoodied CEO is beginning to grow up, at least in the ways of Washington.
In the first quarter of this year, Facebook spent $650,000 lobbying Congress, according to a report filed with the Senate Office of ...Continue reading
In continuing with the “Google Reader is Still Relevant” meme (read Parts I and II here) I wanted to make... View ArticleContinue reading
The Google Analytics URL Builder is a simple tool that helps you track traffic statistics for specific campaign related links. ... View ArticleContinue reading
In July, I wrote about a recently launched service called “If This Then That”, IFTTT.com. This services helps you automate... View ArticleContinue reading
Traditional big media firms have contributed more than $5 million to the sponsors of the Stop Online Piracy Act, with California Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Adam Schiff as the top recipients.
The bill, known as SOPA, would strengthen and extend the penalties for online copyright violations, and could force websites hosting pirated content to come down or prevent search engines from sending users their way. Legacy media companies stand to benefit if there's less unlawful movement of their content on the web, like pirated movies and songs for download.
Some of the nation's top tech companies — Facebook ...
Though Google+ launched this past June, they only just this week launched Google+ Pages for groups, nonprofits and businesses. You... View ArticleContinue reading