The 2012 Town Hall Presidential Debate As Seen Through Social Media
@gov, tweets peaked at over 109,000 per minute. The debate also dominated the Twittersphere. In a surprising share-of-voice comparison, the MLB American League Champion Series only had 2% of mentions compared to the debate’s 98%. However, conversation wasn’t limited to just Twitter. Successful Facebook pages and Tumblr blogs were inspired by the debate, and a discussion thread in r/politics was the highest ranking post on Reddit. Check out more social highlights surrounding the debate in our infographic below. What was your favorite moment from last night?
Artwork by: Dave Ryan and Bob Perman Copy by: Caroline Monday, Craig Carter, and Win Pratt Insights & Analytics by: Greg de Lima, Ken Tebo, Ryan Sweeney, and Heather Romaine Monitoring by: Scott Briggs, Christy Buckland, and Ann Marie Taepke