Tag Archive for Facebook

James Rainey on Civil Discourse by Commenters

Chip Hanlon’s Red County post about censorship by the Fullerton School District in blocking the Friends for Fullerton’s Future was an excellent post not only for the topic, but for the comments it generated.  One commenter had a comment blocked for violating Red County’s terms of service prompting a discussion of censorship (that term only…

Vote for Morgan!

LiberalOC friend Morgan McKean was inspired by the social media efforts of President Barack Obama and became immersed in the world of Twitter, Facebook, LindedIn, YouTube and blogging.  Morgan is now a part of a new reality show on MSN called the Tastemaker and we’re writing this post to ask you to take a minute…

Bits and Pieces – July 9, 2010

An occasional compendium of news bits Potentially good news. The online edition of the Wall Street Journal is reporting that scientists have discovered three antibodies that neutralize 91% of HIV strains. Could a real and effective vaccine be on the way? Let’s hope this helps. Something’s rotten in the State of Arizona. So they passed…

New SAUSD Oriented Facebook Group

In response to recent OC Register articles regarding the failure of Santa Ana schools, two former SAUSD alumni have started a Facebook page aimed at gathering Facebook members who are either parents or alumni of SAUSD in order to organize and galvanize them to help bring change. The group is called Santa Ana “Education First” which was once the original motto of the City of Santa Ana.

Rachel Maddow on GOP Hypocrisy on Stimulus

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E3vDO5eYRw[/youtube] It’s easy to trigger multiple comments on my Facebook page and my friends list; simply post something positive about President Obama and the Stimulus package or post something negative about TeaPartiers.  Then site back and watch the comments fly, especially from old high school chums from New York. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes one better. …

Social Networking Raises Over $28K in 24 Hours

Gavin Newsom’s campaign proves value of social networking after Twitter announcement of his gubernatorial run results in more than $28,000 in Act Blue donations in one day. Newsom’s campaign launch also resulted in a spike of 18,000 new supporters on his facebook page. Today the Twitter campaign continued with an Earth Day greeting, link to…