Friday, January 16, 2009

Is This Country Ready for a Web 2.0 President?

What a difference 8 years can make. When George W. Bush took office Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter were not even an option for communication with the nation. Obama is a new president in a new era. His campaign laid the groundwork and scratched the surface for what is to come in Web 2.0 communication. Thousands of people are turning to YouTube to find President-Elect Obama's taped weekly video addresses.

Read about this and more on CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/TECH/01/15/obama.internet.president/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

"In the old model, the president talks to the people on television [and] the people talk back in polls. In the new model, communication is online, and two-way."

1 comment:

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