The Internet proved to be an invaluable tool for the Obama campaign. First indications are that the Obama presidency will continue to make unprecedented use of digital communications as both a governing tool and a way to foster better interaction between the people and government.

The Obama campaign posted behind the scenes photos on photo-sharing site Flickr of Obama, his family, and friends as they waited for election results . The pictures generated so much traffic that Flickr became briefly overloaded.

In addition, Obama’s transition team website is soliciting ideas for solving the country’s problems. Check it out at  the Open Government section at .

One Response to “The First Digital President”

  1. Sharonon 22 Nov 2008 at 12:42 am

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