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September 10, 2012

Obama Supporters Vs. Romney Supporters. The Social Game Is Vastly Different [Infographic]

President Obama Social Media TrailPresident Obama fans and Mitt Romney supporters have vastly different tastes in movies, activities and in many cases the brands they purchase. The team atCompass Labsrealized those difference existed and used Facebook pages for theRepublican and Democratic parties to discover how much Romney vs. Obama fans are alike and different.

President Obama of course is no stranger to Facebook with more than 28.3 million fans while Mitt Romney is still hovering just shy of 6.5 million.

The infographic is broken down by various segments including the age, gender and favorite pages of users.

While Mitt Romney fans like guns, Fox News and Walmart (no surprises there), Obama fans prefer playing computer games,The Blind Sideand shopping at Target (slightly less evil than Walmart). One common factor? Apparently GOP and Democrats agree thatThe Hangoverwas a great movie. read more

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September 8, 2008

Blogs About Sarah Palin: Who’s For Her, Who’s Against?

Sarah Palin is the first woman ever to run on the U.S. Republican party presidential ticket. If Americans elect John McCain on November 4, Mrs. Palin will be the first female Vice President of the United States.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, both BlogPulse and Google Trends show more – a lot more – discussion in the blogosphere about Palin than about either Obama or McCain (see charts after the jump).

But what are the underlying causes for all the Palin talk? Why the fuss?

Is it because blogs may actually be responsible for John McCain’s selection of Palin as his running mate?

Is it because Palin came seemingly out of nowhere to get picked ahead of several other contenders?

Or is it just because she’s a woman? read more

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