Election 2012: Twitter’s Biggest Political Event

Election Day was dominated by social media according to CNN. Since 2008, there have been increases in social media searches, uploaded pictures and #hashtags regarding the presidential election. Some key indicators of social media dominance yesterday:

More than 327,000 Tweets per minute

Facebook’s number one search terms on Tuesday: variations of the word “vote”

Voters instagrammed ballot shots, which raised some legal questions regarding privacy restrictions at polls

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