With the Republican National Convention officially beginning Tuesday in Tampa, Fla., the phalanx of politicos in town is taking to Facebook to share status updates from a range of activities, including fundraising events, delegation meet and greets, and speech preparations.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
More than 50,000 Facebook likes, Twitter followers, and YouTube subscribers were garnered in the 2012 New Media Challenge, the third year of the friendly competition among GOP members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are launching their 2012 social media competition today. The annual New Media Challenge, now in its third year, is designed to help Republican members of the House improve their reach to constituents using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and also highlight the most creative use of these social media platforms.
One of the first offices on Capitol Hill to adapt timeline to an official Facebook page was Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican from Washington. We talked to her director of new media about best practices for upgrading.
Republican staff in the U.S. House of Representatives have been studying how to improve their Facebook strategies as part of a program called GOP Labs.
Who is winning the Facebook battle on Capitol Hill?
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are taking to Facebook to make their communications with President Obama, colleagues and regulatory agencies more transparent.
California state Congressman Howard McKeon shares his lessons and advice on how to leverage Facebook.
Ever wondered what your elected representatives are up to in Congress? Would you have guessed that some members are fighting it out a March Madness-like, social media competition?