People all over the U.S. were posting about either President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Facebook during Election Day. But buzz about ballots wasn’t limited to the 50 states. Facebook released statistics Wednesday showing that the U.S. presidential election was popular in Canada, the U.K., and Australia.
Facebook gets some amount of credit in the campaign to oust Wisconsin’s Republican Governor Scott Walker, given the overwhelming response to the petition drive that concluded this week.
There’s another political campaign launching today that’s being shaped by Facebook: This time, it’s an effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from office.
Politicians and organizers involved in the Wisconsin recall election relied on Facebook to get out the vote and target specific audiences, foreshadowing how the site may be used in 2012.
Jordan Dickinsen posted on his Facebook page that he was on his way to murder someone, then kill himself.