Tag Archives: Elections2012

“is my color red the same as your color red?”

I think it was around the presidential debates when my Facebook newsfeed overflowed with political comments and status updates, supporting either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. And on the Election Day, my social media newsfeed was flooded with pictures of people with their little “I Voted” pins and ballots and status updates urging others to […]

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover – or a Voter by their Media Tastes

In the days leading up to the Presidential election last week, BuzzFeed’s Politics section made a huge jump in posts and popularity. Between posts about Nate Silver’s 538 projections – which turned out to be accurate or something – and unsurprising studies on which news sources get the most shares, this group of articles almost […]