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…Read More
Vincent Harris Speaks at #Twitter4Politics Panel
Harris Media founder and CEO Vincent Harris was a panelist at Twitter’s 2015 #Twitter4Politics event. Vincent spoke about his work as Chief Digital Strategist for Rand Paul and emphasized the importance of using Twitter as a platform for rapid response.Read More
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,”…Read More
Vincent Harris on Presidential Twitter Hashtag Fails
International Business Times July 1st, 2015 By Kerry Flynn It may be the Snapchat election, but campaigns are committing Twitter gaffes like it’s 2008. On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his candidacy with the Twitter hashtag #TellingItLikeItIs, which quickly became an avenue for opponents to send messages about scandals within his administration. And when…Read More