Obama 2012 is all about Facebook: Chapter 2

The other day we brought you word that the Obama reelection campaign site was heavily tied to Facebook, with an app that lets you say "I'm In" on Facebook and then pressure friends to do the same. Like Farmville but with Obama instead of a farm. Obamaville.

Latest news is that Obama will hold a Facebook town meeting on April 20th. The event, which was naturally announced on Facebook, will also feature Mark Zuckerberg and it will be broadcast live on Facebook. This comes at a time when Facebook is beefing up its lobbying efforts in DC and trying to hire former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs.

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