2014 #cdnpoli year in review: MPs and Twitter

2014 #cdnpoli year in review: MPs and Twitter

MPs put 184,323 tweets on the books for 2014, just less-than a 1% increase on 2013’s 182,611 tweets. Using Sysomos Heartbeat and Full Duplex’s proprietary Compass tool, we have gathered data and conducted analysis on 2014. Yesterday we looked at the most...
2014 #cdnpoli year in review: issues and themes

2014 #cdnpoli year in review: issues and themes

The new session of Parliament is set to begin, tomorrow. The 2014 year-end analysis of political programs and media coverage is done. Pundits have already exhausted discussion of their top issues picks from the year. Which means, it’s also time for us to parse...
CDNpoli Trends – October 2, 2013

CDNpoli Trends – October 2, 2013

Today’s top #cdnpoli trends look at what Canadians can and cannot do — ask the Prime Minister a question, wear religious headgear in hospitals and, start growing medical marijuana at home. Journalist under fire for asking a question Twitter was buzzing over...
Who is Twitter predicting to be mayor in Calgary and Edmonton?

Who is Twitter predicting to be mayor in Calgary and Edmonton?

We’re expanding our test of Twitter as a predictor of election outcomes by adding the mayoral races in Edmonton and Calgary. In case you’re new to this project, read more about the inspiration for the project at Tweet count is a shot across the bow for...