In the past, sharing your opinion of the speech, and its content, was relegated to water coolers and talk radio. Now, thanks to the magic of digital, you are able to give feedback online in real time and be heard.
The first White House Google hangout of 2013 will be tomorrow, Thursday, 1/24 and will feature VP Joe Biden. The topic will be reducing gun violence and the policy recommendations that the White House recently unveiled.
At peak, the video-streaming network had over 8 million concurrent livestreams of the Red Bull channel, where the jump was being carried. To put this number in perspective, the amount of viewers this morning was roughly equal to the entire population of New York City.
Here is an interesting infographic from TopCollegesOnline.org that ranks the top colleges and universities on a few of the top social networks and gives a few crazy stats that put the social activity of the top dogs into perspective.