Click the image below to see detail of this network diagram of twitter posts mentioning Americans Elect from 12-19 to 12-26 2011. Ties between twitter accounts are either retweets of others’ posts or comments sent to others through the “mention” function. Core players are identified in the graph for the largest dozen network segments.
When I was sent on to a post from the Idler declaring that:
From today, all orders that we send out will include a nice little letterpress bookmark, featuring a picture of a little birdie and the phrase: “Read, Don’t Twitter”.
my first response was to rise up in dudgeon. Why is it that some […]
Are Americans really just chomping at the bit for Sarah Palin to run for President in 2012? Not if you go by our short-form writing forum Twitter. Searches for tweets featuring the phrase “Palin for President” bring up just 14 results during the past seven days… and only 6 of those are actually positive comments […]
“More than a decade after he stepped down as speaker of the House into what seemed like almost certain political oblivion,” writes Shannon McCaffrey of the Associated Press, “Newt Gingrich is back and seemingly more relevant than ever.” To where has Newt Gingrich come back, and what makes him seem relevant? Shannon clarifies:
Gingrich seems […]