Friday, November 14, 2008

Vote for Facebook

Much has been made of the fact that the Obama campaign had a kick-ass web presence, as well as possibly the best marketing strategy in the history of political campaigns. But check this out:
A student at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire ran for Country Treasurer and rode the Obama wave to victory using $50 in Facebook ads targeting students at Dartmouth and nearby Plymouth State University. She won by just 586 votes.
Incredible! The girl who won is 20 years old and beat an opponent 48 years her senior. Read more of this story here.

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