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RNC vs DNC in Tweets

September 7, 2012

Political junkies worldwide took to Twitter over the past two weeks to voice opinions about the Conventions. Here at Topsy, we wondered: how did the numbers stack up between Parties?

We grabbed hourly twitter activity data for key “red” and “blue” terms (see figure for term lists). As seen in the graph, every major speech at the DNC received a higher number of mentions than the highest figure during the RNC (Mitt Romney’s speech). Results are shown below.

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