Presidential Debate Cranks Up Twitter Stats

Filed as News on October 3, 2008 2:27 am

No surprise here, but the recent debate means more Twitter activity. Twitter reports that they had a 160% tweet increase compared to the same time the previous week, and that the daily update was up 18.5%. More stats in the Twitter blog post. The same also tells us that they’re polishing the Election page we’ve mentioned previously.

Wired’s Epicenter blog gets to wrap this up:

Predictions for Thursday’s VP debate? Sarah Palin tweets crash the site in record time.

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  1. By Jack Falcon posted on October 7, 2008 at 10:55 pm
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    I missed the debate because I was early for an appointment. I like what the guy said about it on


  2. By Jon posted on October 18, 2008 at 5:18 pm
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    Hey I’m performing a quick statistical evaluation for the candidates and their policies on education for school, please take the survey! its only 10 questions!


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