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Talk Social News Episode 13: Politics4All with Thomas Cook, find out how to help a reporter out along with twitip & everything twitter, while Linkedin started planning events

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By now I’m sure you’re aware of how social media played a role in electing our new president and the online community is a buzz about the future of social media in government and politics. This week on Talk Social News, we explore the future of social media and politics as we talk with Thomas Cook, cofounder of Politics4All. Politics4All is a socially-networked platform that allows citizens, candidates, citizens, and groups to connect and collaborate on every level of the political spectrum. (from

Take a listen as we discuss how President-Elect Barack Obama won the election using social media, the future of and, and what’s it’s like to be a TechCrunch50 demo company working on a business plan and raising capital. We also talked about the roll of citizen journalism reporting the news and the cool Politics4All t-shirts. For more about Politics4All you can read their blog or follow them on twitter at @Politics4All but first listen to the podcast.

The interview: Talk Social News Episode 13 – length 34:53 download or click to play:[audio:TalkSocialNews0013-Politics4All.mp3] Subscribe to podcast in iTunes: talk social news itunes subscribe

Other topic discussed this week are:

What the blog:

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The fail of the week:
John McCain and Sarah Palin, not that they lost the election but the nasty back and forth, finger pointing they are doing now.

Sarah Palin and John McCain

Tech news of the week:


Linkedin gets events

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