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John Edwards’s 2008 Presidential Campaign Web 2.0 / Social Networking Checklist

“Mr. Edwards, who is arguably the most Web-savvy candidate in the ’08 race to date, is using Thursday’s event to try to gin up his supporters via the Internet.” – NY Times

  • “Beta” label – check (screenshot)
  • Blue gradients – check
  • CSS tabs – check
  • Blog – check
  • Tag cloud – check
  • Feeds for everything – check
  • Creative Commons licensing – check (bottom of each page, screenshot)
  • Technorati Link / Profile – check
  • Podcasts – check
  • YouTube Videos – check
  • Flickr Group – check
  • MySpace profile – check
  • Facebook Profile – check
  • Mobile Phone Updates – check
  • Website built using LAMP / Open Source software – check, I think
  • Big time tech (not political) blogger following him on the campaign trail – check

The only thing the site seems to be missing (for now) is a Google Maps-mashup.

4 responses so far (Respond)

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Fantastic. 🙂

Jason | 28 Dec 2006
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WordPress plugin for bloggers would be nice to help spread the word.

macewan | 8 Jan 2007
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[…] hitormiss.org: John Edwards’s 2008 Presidential Campaign Web 2.0 / Social Networking Checklist Haha, nice. But hey, at least John’s not going to think that the Internet is made of tubes. (tags: socialsoftware politics johnedwards) […]

jaschu vs. the 7au : links for 2006-12-29 | 13 Jan 2007
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WordPress plugin for bloggers would be nice to help spread the word.

macewan | 4 Nov 2009