Nate Silver Blog Now Seen by 20% of ‘New York Times’ Visitors

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If you’ve been anxiously hitting the refresh button on Nate Silver’s election statistics blog, fivethirtyeight.com, you’re not alone. Fivethirtyeight, licensed and hosted by the New York Times since 2010, collects all polls and aggregates them in an algorithm that accounts for their historical accuracy. An electoral vote estimate, and the probability of each candidate winning, […]

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Celebs Unite for Music Video In Support of President Obama

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Ne-Yo, Natasha Bedingfield and other well known artists have come together to move this country forward. The singers have produced a song and video in support of re-electing President Obama. Though the video is not sponsored by the official campaign, it still mirrors the incumbent’s 2012 campaign slogan — Forward. It’s a sequel to 2008’s […]

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How Obama Dominated Tumblr on Election Day

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President Barack Obama didn’t just win the election. He also won over Tumblr. Obama collected more than 75,000 mentions Tuesday compared to Mitt Romney’s 35,000, according to exclusive statistics provided to the Daily Dot by Union Metrics, Tumblr’s analytics partner. According to a real-time Union Metrics visualization tool, Tumblr collected upward of 170 posts per […]

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