Freshwire’s Shawn Amos Explores Election Day 2012 [Watch]
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Shawn Amos, CEO of Freshwire, provides refreshing commentary in "60 Seconds of Social Media" (Image: Source)

During past elections, public response to the big win was only reserved for political pundits and newscasters, however, social media has changed the game. As many saw in the moments after the polls were closed to the seconds leading up to President Obama’s acceptance speech, social media users had a lot to say about Election Day 2012.

With Obama’s big win on Tuesday being the most tweeted about event in U.S. political history, CEO Shawn Amos explores the impressive social media stats and economist and blogger Nate Silver’s data-driven prediction of a victory for the president.

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With a focus on news and the under 35 crowd, Martinez develops engaging, daily reports for She also pens the blog, After School Daze: Life After Undergrad, where she delves into the day-to-day issues and concerns of recent graduates trying to adapt to life off campus. Prior to Black Enterprise, the Bronx, N.Y. native contributed to Latina,,, Syracuse Record and The Post-Standard. When she's not writing articles, the self-proclaimed travelista is on the prowl for her next excursion.   Martinez holds a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.