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Vincent Harris Images From Campaign Summit in Vienna

Vincent Harris speaks on “Cats, Gifs & Emojis: Engaging Online”   Vincent Harris speaks at the 2016 Campaign Summit in Vienna, Austria   Vincent Harris explains how we live in a world with short attention spans   Vincent Harris explains the importance of content on mobile   Vincent Harris wraps up his speech at the Campaign Summit […]

Vincent Harris Quoted On Bernie’s Army of Coders

Late last spring, inspired to action by what he was hearing from a renegade Democratic candidate named Bernie Sanders, Jon Hughes began building a website. Hughes, then a 29-year-old father in southern Oregon, didn’t have any connection to the Sanders campaign; in fact, the last presidential candidate he’d been interested in was Ron Paul back […]

Vincent Harris Quoted On A Digital Revolution? Sanders Reinvents the Online Campaign

For months after announcing his White House bid, Bernie Sanders didn’t run a single campaign commercial on television. But he was everywhere online: emails, social media posts and paid ads on desktop computers and mobile devices. Sanders has spent $10 million building a presence on the Internet, more than anyone else running for president this […]

Vincent Harris Quoted on Rand Paul’s Viral Video Surprise

“Virality means increased traffic, sign ups, and of course digital donations,” said Paul’s digital strategist Vincent Harris. “[It’s] a huge number in a short amount of time by any standards, especially considering the fact the campaign didn’t pay a cent to promote it. Seems to be the most ‘viral’ moment since the senator stood up for […]

Snapchat’s GOP Debate Recap Hooked Millions Of Post-TV Millennials

By Kerry Flynn Fox News’ two-hour GOP debate was the most-watched primary debate in history, according to Nielsen, with more than 10 million viewers tuned in. But off-screen, many more witnessed Donald Trump sparring with host Megyn Kelly and other highlights, as well as behind-the-scenes action. Snapchat, the popular photo- and video-sharing app known for its millennial hook, drew in millions of more […]

The Political Ad Wars Come to Snapchat

A new political ad unit has arrived ahead of the Republican candidates’ debate: the Snapchat filter. As users in Ohio log into Snapchat and swipe on photographs and videos to add a filter, a bold, orange option, proclaiming “How I Feel About the Bad Iran Deal,” will sit among more colorful Ohio and Cleveland city […]

The Debate Press Release Is Dead. Long Live the Hashtag.

Vincent Harris, Rand Paul’s chief digital strategist, has a message for political reporters tweeting and writing about the first debate of the 2016 Republican campaign this week: “We’re targeting you—directly.” With so many reporters expected to keep one eye on stage and another glued to TweetDeck, political campaigns are getting more creative about shaping the […]

Vincent Harris Talks Twitter Ads and Rand Paul

The Hill July 14, 2015 By David McCabe Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) 2016 presidential campaign uses Twitter’s advertising tools to directly target messages at certain journalists, an aide said Tuesday. “If something’s breaking and we really need to get it out there, we’ve created a list that we’ve uploaded into Twitter’s ad platform of journalists,” […]