The Inauguration of President Barack Obama: A Million Viewpoints Thanks to Social Media
Social Media and cell phones help to create a first hand experience of the inauguration for viewers that could not physically attend the ceremony.
"Photosynth is a Microsoft technology that creates 3D spaces from anyone's 2D photos. CNN used submitted photos of the inauguration to create a photosynth image."
"Highest viewership ever of the swearing-in ceremonies on the Internet."
"The CNN.com page during the inauguration speech, will allow users to watch the speech live, update their Facebook status from the page, and see their friends’ status updates in real time as well. A video for the event shows what the page will look like."
"There were 1.1 million inauguration-related Tweets sent out during today’s 67-minute ceremony, according to Twitter’s government and politics team."
"Get a front row seat at the ceremonial swearing-in with the app’s built-in live stream, find events near you, and stay connected. No matter where you are, you can join President Obama and Vice President Biden in being a part of history."
- Inauguration of Social Media-http://groupmnext.com/2009/01/26/the-social-inauguration-44th-president-and-facebook-make-history/
- Inauguration and Social Media-https://www 304.ibm.com/connections/blogs/tiffany/entry/social_media_and_barack_s_inauguration?lang=en_us