The six hottest political apps for Facebook were the talk of Tampa, Fla. today during the social network’s cocktail reception they’re calling “Apps and Drinks.” Facebook held its first Apps and Drinks event at the Republican National Convention today with a similar event planned next week in Charlotte, N.C., when the Democrats have their turn in the spotlight.
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It’s all about engagement. That was the message from Katie Harbath, manager of policy for Facebook, in a briefing on social media and the 2012 campaign at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Monday.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who was announced as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate Saturday, is no stranger to Facebook, and the social network exploded with activity upon the revealing of the vice presidential nominee.