Democrats trying to tap into growing cell phone universeIf Sen. Barack Obama is your guy, dial 62262 – which spells "Obama" – on your cellphone and text "Go." For supporters of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, punch in 77007 and text "Join." Text "Today" to 30644 if you're a fan of former Sen. John Edwards.
I'm a little disappointed with Clinton's," Oberman said. "A text-messaging campaign shouldn't be about telling me to go online and vote for a campaign song. It's about Clinton telling me to meet somewhere for a local Meetup event. It's about Clinton telling me to sign a petition. It's about something that takes into account my surroundings. Remember, my cell phone is with me everywhere, so what comes to my phone better be personal to me. Otherwise it's unnecessary."
Sunday, July 01, 2007
"Candidates venture into texting"
WaPo (via Spokesman Review):