With the inauguration of President Obama this past week, it’s apparent that the use of e-mails, text messaging, video and social media networking has forever changed the history of political campaigning. Just think — never before have we seen a presidential campaign utilize new media the way the Obama camp did with such unprecedented ‘participation’ results. From the moment Barack Obama decided to seek the Democratic Party nomination, the in-boxes on both my cell phone and email overflowed with updates on every potential data point known to man — from the location of the future president, the speeches he was to deliver that day, updates on his evolving policy positions and certainly most importantly, on what I could do to help him win the presidency.

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