Over the last year, people within the US and across the globe have taken to social media to express their opinions and arguments regarding the two American presidential candidates. Never before has this online medium played such a decisive role in an election, as made evident by the social media spending of both the Obama and Romney campaigns. The team at HootSuite wants to bring you live updates from what are quickly becoming the most influential political battlegrounds: Twitter and Facebook.
- The quantity of Twitter mentions of each candidate
- The sentiment of these mentions
- The number of Likes each candidate has on Facebook
- The quantity of Twitter mentions of their vice-presidential candidates and wives
Visit the tracker page to get and idea of what Command Center can do for you. I also recommend reading 4 Tips for Surviving A Zombie Apocalypse Using Social Media on the HootSuite Social Media Management blog in the event that Romney wins the US election.