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At Facebook headquarters, Obama seeks 2008 campaign energy

Publié par Clifford Armion le 21/04/2011

Jeff Mason

"PALO ALTO, Calif (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reignite the youthful energy that propelled his 2008 election Wednesday with a campaign-style visit to the nexus of social communications, Facebook. "Democrats acknowledge that Obama will need to rally many of the same forces that propelled him into the White House in order to win re-election in 2012: an army of young, energetic voters as well as a sizable showing from independent voters. "By visiting Facebook headquarters in California's Silicon Valley, where 26-year-old founder Mark Zuckerberg is a folk hero, Obama sought to connect to tens of millions of people who have adopted social media as a prime method of communications. ""My name is Barack Obama and I'm the guy who got Mark to wear a jacket and tie," the president said, to laughter, at the beginning of a live-streamed town hall event with Zuckerberg." Read on...
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"At Facebook headquarters, Obama seeks 2008 campaign energy", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2011. Consulté le 19/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/at-facebook-headquarters-obama-seeks-2008-campaign-energy