Incredible New Media Numbers for #Election2012

My Twitter feed was on FIRE last night. So was my Facebook. The New York Times was talking Instagram. The internet was going crazy.  Want to know just how crazy?

Ladies and gentlemen, I present the numbers:

1, 02 1, 235: The number of Twitter interactions (likes & retweets) for Obama’s “4 more years” tweet/picture

4, 309, 088: The number of Facebook interactions (likes & shares) for Obama’s “4 more years” picture

22: The % of people who told Pew Survey that they shared their voting decision online

52,000: Approximate number of instagram pictures with the hashtag #iVoted according to the news this morning

103, 798: Actual number of instagram pictures with the hashtag #iVoted by 7:30 EST November 7th

40: The number of states whose residents tweeted about Obama or Biden significantly more often than Romney/Ryan during the campaign.

7: The number of states whose residents tweeted about Romney or Ryan more often than Obama/Biden during the campaign.

71.7 million: Election-related mentions in Facebook posts and comments in the U.S. on November 6th

88.7 million: Election-related mentions in Facebook posts and comments globally on November 6th

327,000: Peak number of “tweets per minute” following Obama’s win

4, 340: The number of Twitter interactions on Obama’s “4 more years” picture since I started writing this (about half an hour ago)

4, 934: The number of Facebook interactions on Obama’s “4 more years” picture since I started writing this (about half an hour ago)

 

Record-breaking (and counting…)

 

Read More:

Election 2012 on Facebook: Chatter reaches new heights
‘The Twitter Election’: Move over Obama, social media had a big night too
Five Record-Breaking Election Moments on Twitter

(Sources: Pew Survey, CBC News, Sydney Morning Herald, Statigram, Facebook, CNET, National Post)

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