Tag Archives: obama

Voter info wars: GOP teams up with Wal-Mart’s data specialist?

By Lois Beckett, ProPublica The Republicans have admitted it: They need to get serious about collecting and analyzing voter data. Well, you can’t get much… more

Racist post-election tweets concentrated in the South

FloatingSheep did an interesting analysis of racist tweets that preceded and followed the presidential election in the U.S. Turns out the tweets were concentrated in… more

How companies assembled political profiles for millions of Internet users

By Lois Beckett, ProPublica If you’re a registered voter and surf the web, one of the sites you visit has almost certainly placed a tiny… more

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