Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Barack Obama wins US Election 2012 - A Victory for America, A Triumph for Tech + Social Media Strategy

This photo got 1.25 million+ Likes on Barack Obama's Facebook page - in less than 1 hour!

Barack Obama Wins Re-Election As 44th President Of United States!

BARACK IS BACK! Obama wins US Presidential Election 2012.

  • Three hashtags dominated by Team Obama - #Obama2012 #TeamObama #Ivoted
  • Driving @Obama2012 was a strategic, master-minded move by Democrats.
  • Friending top celebrities - Bruce 'The Boss' Springsteen, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Madonna, Oprah, Elton John, Robert de Niro... seriously... just look at this list!

"Four more years." - the most tweeted tweet ever - 327K tweets per minute !!!
Read more about how Twitter went nuts over President Obama's 3 word tweet here.

And this one, the first tweet from a very grateful Obama, minutes after his Election victory:

An important question was raised in this article by Venture Beat:

Q: What will 4 more years of Obama mean for the technology industry?

★ Highlights from President Barack Obama's Victory Speech after his historic win:

  • "For the United States of America, the best is yet to come"
  • "It is not about what can be done for us, it is about what can be done by us, together. That's what democracy is all about!"
  • "Your job is not done. In your role as citizen, your responsibility to this country does not end with the vote."
  •  "Our economy is recovering. A decade of war is ending. A long campaign is now over."
  • "Michelle, I never loved you more. I've never been prouder to watch the rest of the nation fall in love with you"
  • "For now, one dog is probably enough." (to his daughters)
  • "Hope is that stubborn voice inside us that insists a better future awaits us and keeps us moving towards it."

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Nate Silver, a mathematician/ data statistician emerged a surprise winner of the US 2012 election.

Meanwhile, here's the 'real reason' why Barack Obama won. Hilarious Will Ferrell video - enjoy :)

As Barack Obama thanked Michelle Obama (publicly, generously, genuinely and emotionally), the Election 2012 victory for Democrats was also a big hit for women voters:

Here's a brilliant, original quote by Dee:

Life Happens... Winning Helps!

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