2012 conventions embrace social media openness

In this screen shot provided by the Committee on Arrangements for the 2012 Republican National Convention, the committee's Twitter account is seen. Social media is making the smoke-filled rooms of political conventions a thing of the past. Democrats are promising to use Twitter, Facebook and blogs to make their 2012 convention the most open to the public in the party’s two-century history. (AP Photo/Committee on Arrangements for the 2012 Republican National Convention)Democrats and Republicans are using social media to turn their national conventions away from the smoke-filled rooms of yore and into meetings where anyone who wants to get involved is just a click away, no matter where they are.

via Social Media News Headlines – Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/2012-conventions-embrace-social-media-openness-150152866.html

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