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Yes We Did!: An Inside Look at How Social Media Built the Obama Brand by Rahaf Harfoush

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PERSONAL EXPERIENCEElection Day

Change has come to America

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THE COVETED STAFF GRANT PARK TICKETS

ELECTION DAY WAS HERE!

I had made an unspoken agreement with Chicago that I would help get Barack elected, if it didn’t snow in the city. In my opinion it was a fair and reasonable bargain and by election day the Windy City seemed to be cooperating. November 4th was an unusually warm day by Chicago standards. I thought it was a good omen that I could leave my jacket at home for the first time in weeks. I couldn’t eat anything all morning. New Media, usually loud and rambunctious, was eerily quiet that day. Everyone was hunched over their computers ...

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