Election 2012 on Facebook: Chatter reaches new heights
Facebook’s voting hotspot map
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While there’s no telling how much impact Facebook had on U.S voters, the social network says its users talked a lot, creating more election buzz than ever.
There were 71.7 million election-related mentions in posts and comments in the U.S. yesterday, and 88.7 million globally, Facebook said today.
The company’s data team used its “Talk Meter” to measure the chatter — posts and comments — around the election and, ranking them on a scale of 1 to 10, Facebook said. Election 2012 buzz came in at a 9.27. That compares to…
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