How Social Media Sealed the Deal for Walsh
By monitoring #BosMayor in real-time across Facebook and Twitter we were able to predict Walsh’s victory 6 hours before polls closed. Below are the final results of our real-time data analysis.
Total Posts & Tweets with #BosMayor: 11,298
Posts & Tweets Per Minute: 7.8
That’s 1 #BosMayor Tweet or Post every 7 seconds
Nearly 7.5M people saw a #BosMayor tweet or post 6 times!