A tweet sent out by Barack Obama to herald his re-election as President of the United States has rapidly become the most popular of all time.
Facebook's rate the debate dial drew just 2,000 people for the second leader's debate, although a poll as the television event closed drew 20,000 votes from users of the social networking site.
Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg and David Cameron, the three main party leaders have agreed to take part in digital debates on Facebook and YouTube, causing some commentators to suggest we are seeing the beginning of a new era in digital democracy.
Gary MarshallIf we've learnt one thing from the Digital Economy Bill fiasco, it's that you should never underestimate the idiocy and venality of politicians
The UK's newest political party is ready to walk the plank of European Elections, with the Pirate Party UK officially registering with the Electoral Commission
The US presidential election sparked a huge rise in the amount of people watching online television - with three times as many people tuning into streamed coverage of Barack Obama's victorious election day.
The eyes of the world are on the US as the presidential elections get started in earnest, and much has been made of Democrat hopeful Barack Obama's use of technology throughout his campaign.