Canadian election Tweets: 1 every 9 seconds this weekend
By March 27, 2011 2 Comments Read More →

Canadian election Tweets: 1 every 9 seconds this weekend

I couldn’t in good conscience go to bed without providing an update on the election Twitter activity to date. As of 8:25pmET, 17,105 Tweets have been issued with either the #cdnpoli or #elxn41 hashtag, accounting for an esimated 14.8 million impressions (almost 44% of Canadians). It’s worth noting that similar activity for the last three […]

Graphing the Canadian Political discussion on Twitter
By March 26, 2011 2 Comments Read More →

Graphing the Canadian Political discussion on Twitter

The Canadian population on Twitter may be small (August 2010 estimate by comScore: 4.5 million, 13% of Canada), and the number of political Tweeters even smaller, yet they sure were a vocal bunch yesterday. Politicians, political media, pundits and political enthusiasts were absorbed in farewells (including longest ever serving House Speaker, Peter Milliken), Glen Pearson […]