October 4, 2012

What Tweets Say About The Denver Debate

Julie Bort, writing for Business Insider:

”Even though yesterday’s presidential debate looked like a big win for Romney, the tweets tell a different story.

Researchers at SAP, a software company, tallied the tweets and analyzed their sentiment and discovered some surprises.

Folks on Twitter generally thought that Romney won the debate. But he didn’t win their hearts.

The negative sentiment towards Governor Romney far outweighed the positive.

Hard to say whether what people tweet is any indication of how they really feel or how they’ll vote. Romney has been dogged by the “not personable” label throughout the GOP primaries, though.

Statistic graphs appear in the article.

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