With millions of Twitter, Google+ and Facebook followers and with over 50 million page views every month, Mashable has been pushing the boundaries of social media news for the nearly the past decade. The addictive blog is a creation by wunderkind Peter Cashmore from his 2005 Scotland home, and by 2009 Time Magazine had named it one of the Top 25 Blogs of the Year.
One of the best ways of trying to keep an honest and smart government is having active and informed citizens who make a point of keeping their elected officials honest and accountable. Since the Information Age began, especially with the development and advancement of the internet and social media, it has become harder for politicians to shield the eyes of the electorate. Now with Politiwoops recording deleted politician tweets it is nearly impossible.
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