The Web & The Mayor
There's been a lot discussed about the use of the web by US presidential hopefuls. Barack Obama and his ‘fans' have been leveraging every aspect of Web 2.0 web. The BBC reports that in the UK, candidates for the Mayor of London like Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson have been trying their hand too:
The internet suits Mr Livingstone's combative campaigning style – allowing him unlimited space to settle scores with rival candidates. He recently used a YouTube video to hit back at Conservative candidate Boris Johnson's first party election broadcast – something that would not have been allowed on TV, with its strict rules on balance.