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    As the US election season heats up, Twitter has unveiled its own analytical tool: the Twitter Political Index. The Index checks for tweets mentioning Romney or Obama every evening, then weighs how...
    August 1, 2012

    Twitter Political Index charts Obama and Romney's popularity in tweets

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    • Hubsub Post

      Twitter Launches A Gauge of Popularity for US Elections: Twitter takes part in the American election campaign, measuring the outcry that related to the candidates show their ‘tweets’. The study was done through an index that is generated by accounting for user comments.

    • Dot Brand 360

      Twitter has launched the Twitter Political Index, or Twindex. The service offers a real-time look at voters' moods, and scores which presidential candidate is trending up or down.

    • Marketing Político en la Red

      2 de agosto de 2012/ Twitter acaba de lanzar un barómetro político para seguir las elecciones en Estados Unidos. La herramienta mide y evalúa las menciones diarias que reciben Barack Obama y Mitt Romney, indicando qué tan positivas son respecto al conjunto de tuits. Esto nos da pie a echar un vistazo al número de followers de ambos. Por su parte, Obama tiene 18.164.514. Y Romney tiene 771.444. El proyecto ha sido desarrollado de forma conjunta con Topsy.

    • Afzal Hossain

      Twitter Political Index To Gauge Popularity Of Obama And Romney - Political debate is heating up in the US as we near the elections. And with the help of social media, this debate has been able to engage a huge audience online. A number of opinion polling firms have used data from social media to gauge the political popularity of candidates. Now, Twitter has launched an analytics tool of its own called the 'Twitter Political Index.' [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

    • CNET

      Twitter Political Index measures 'feelings' about Obama, Romney.

    • Zenophon Abraham

      Twitter Political Index: Obama Maintains Lead on

    • Thomas Smitherman

      Twitter Political Index charts Obama and Romney's popularity in tweets

    • IVN News

      Paul Ryan Pick Gives Romney Campaign Social Media Power

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