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November 2013


Numbers Monday: 2016 Online Snapshot Has Christie On Top

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 If it's Monday, it's numbers Monday here at Washington Whispers and we're going to take a glance at where our 2016 contenders stand as far as online buzz. TrendPo, a D.C. startup, ranks these pols by social media growth and news mentions.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ...

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Numbers Monday: Paul Ryan Posts Pictures on Facebook, While Rand Paul Likes Links

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Every Monday, Whispers plans to offer–with the help of D.C.-based political data startup TrendPo–an interesting and informative slice of the political social media landscape.

For our first installment, TrendPo provided Whispers with a way to see how some of the possible 2016 hopefuls use Facebook ...

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Facebook
Ryan, Paul
Republican Party
Christie, Chris
Rubio, Marco
Paul, Rand
Cruz, Ted
Santorum, Rick

Reddit Co-Founder Wants 'More Nerds in Office'

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Washington is known for its wonks and hired geeks, but "more nerds in office" would bring more tech savvy to Capitol Hill, says Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news website Reddit.

Startup investor and Internet freedom advocate Ohanian visited the nation's capital on Tuesday as part of a tour ...

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internet
Congress