Pollsters breathed a collective sigh of relief last night. They were right; Twitter was wrong.
It’s election day in Manitoba. So, Here’s a rundown of the online chatter surrounding that election. All analysis was performed using Sysomos Heartbeat. Twitter leads mainstream media in online conversation about the election There was a healthy conversation about the election on Twitter and Facebook also figures heavily into the election dialog. Mainstream media remains a significant […]
It seems to me most of us identify with being from a particular city or country. Which means, when I’m asked where I’m from, I typically say Ottawa or Canada. Rarely, if ever, will I ever say I’m from Ontario. Like many, I focus on municipal politics because it affects my immediate environment and federal […]
Things are picking up. Three of four provincial elections wrap up next week, with the fourth going to the ballot back the week after. So, this is going to be the last time I’ll be looking at the top six issues of so many provinces at one time. Note this analysis does not consider sentiment. […]
The following is a look at the six most actively discussed issues in the online chatter between September 17 and 23 in each of the “other” provincial elections currently underway. All analysis performed using Sysomos Heartbeat. Newfoundland The top tweeter (and still reining champion) in the assessed period is @thefightingnewf (208 relevant tweets). energy (397 mentions) education […]