Social Media is becoming the way to gauge interaction and discussion. Check out the infographic of the Presidential Race on Facebook. Very interesting.
The U.S. presidential election is heating up, and President Barack Obama is winning by a landslide — on Facebook.
According to a study from social media analytics provider SocialBakers, the Commander in Chief had a dominating lead in May over Republican contender Mitt Romney, in terms of social media fan engagement.
In the left corner of the ring, Obama threw a straight punch with nearly five times as many people “talking about” him as Romney. The president also gained four and a half times as many new fans as his challenger.
Meanwhile, Obama’s viral reach — a metric equal to the total number of “likes” and comments, multiplied by the average number of friends (140) per user — exceeds his opponent’s by almost 25 percent, SocialBakers said.
Obama is a friend of social media, for sure. In the past year, he joined Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram, participated in a live…
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