Speaking at IABC World Conference
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Speaking at IABC World Conference

As evidenced by my sudden drop in blog posts, May turned out to be a particularly busy month. In fact, June will also be busy. Next weekend I’m off to San Diego for the IABC 2011 World Conference. I’ll be part of a session taking place Sunday, June 12 from 12:30pm-1:45pm on the Media & […]

Jack Layton’s 19.3% increase in online share of voice
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Jack Layton’s 19.3% increase in online share of voice

It’s been a little over a week since the election which means I’m finally striking a better balance of family, work and research — at least, better than the period of March 26 though May 2. I have a few interested post-election research projects and reports in the works. I’m not able to share the […]

Last breakdown of election day Twitter traffic as of 1amET
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Last breakdown of election day Twitter traffic as of 1amET

The following is the last breakdown of election day Twitter traffic as of 1amET. Identified as Canadian: 53,734 (24,811 unique accounts) Identified as International: 5,868 (3,886 unique accounts) No location information: 30,548 (16,378 unique accounts) Total election day tweets: 90,150 (45,075 unique accounts) Analysis performed using Sysomos Heartbeat.

An amazing team
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An amazing team

I was part of something amazing today. Bigger than the election. Bigger than the digital analysis that found its way on to my blog and Twitter stream today. I was part of a team that tracked thousands of tweets, parsed through the noise and shared statistics noone else was gathering and sharing. It’s an effort […]

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The four most active #elxn41 tweeting provinces
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The four most active #elxn41 tweeting provinces

The following graph identifies the four most active #elxn41 tweeting provinces for election day as of 11:30pmET.

Your 11pmET Twitter traffic update
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Your 11pmET Twitter traffic update

The following is a breakdown of election related Twitter traffic for the day as of 11pmET. Identified as Canadian: 40,357 (20,600 unique accounts) Identified as International: 4,735 (3,351 accounts) No location information: 23,398 (13,369 accounts) Total election tweets so far today: 68,490 (37,320 unique accounts)

Twitter sentiment not reflective of #elxn41 results
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Twitter sentiment not reflective of #elxn41 results

Tonight’s “social media election” is proving to be quite the contrary, as the results that flow in lie in stark contrast to general sentiment on popular digital channels. Voters are flocking to Twitter to voice their opinions – but predominantly negative ones. It’s proving very much to be a vital election, in contrast to the […]

Your 10pmET Twitter traffic update (#tweettheresults campaign over)
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Your 10pmET Twitter traffic update (#tweettheresults campaign over)

The following is a breakdown of election related Twitter traffic for the day as of 10pmET. Identified as Canadian: 35,397 (18,634 unique accounts) Identified as International: 4,290 (3,129 unique accounts) No location information: 20,719 (12,089 unique accounts) Total election tweets so far today: 60,406 (33,852 unique accounts) Early indications  are the #tweettheresults movement was not […]

Enjoué sur l’élection: French Tweeters lighthearted in commentary
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Enjoué sur l’élection: French Tweeters lighthearted in commentary

Les électeurs francophones sont actifs sur le Twitter — beaucoup qui fortement recommandant le Bloc; d’autres disent qu’il n’a pas l’air d’un bon avenir pour le parti. En tout cas, les gens sur Twitter s’amusent. Les parlent de la croissance du NPD et la mentalité ”n’importe qui mais Harper.” Les blagues sont communs sur la conversation de […]

Your 9:00pmET Twitter traffic update
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Your 9:00pmET Twitter traffic update

The following is a breakdown of election related Twitter traffic for the day as of 9pmET. Identified as Canadian: 32,948 (17,680 unique accounts) Identified as International: 4,115 (3,041 unique accounts) No location information: 19,095 (11,289 unique accounts) Total election tweets so far today: 56,158 (32,010 unique accounts) The following is breakdown of unique twitter accounts […]

Your 8:00pmET Twitter traffic update
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Your 8:00pmET Twitter traffic update

The following is a breakdown of election related Twitter traffic as of 7pm. Identified as Canadian: 32,214 (17,335 unique accounts) Identified as International: 4,050 (2,998 unique accounts) No location information: 18,674 (11,080 unique accounts) Total election tweets so far today: 54,938 (31,413 unique accounts) The following is breakdown of unique twitter accounts associated with election […]

The first look at election results online
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The first look at election results online

It’s hard to say if 7:00pmET marked the beginning of the media blackout or the wild rumpus of tweets. In the past hour we’ve seen everything from outrage that Newfoundland’s VOCM stopped its online stream (many accused Elections Canada of shutting them down when they were proactively acting in compliance with the Canada Elections Act […]