#lateraltwits 11 Twitter as a public opinion thermometer

We continue the series dedicated to Twitter, today watching Twitter as a public opinion thermometer.

It's true, not everyone is on Twitter - for now -, so it can't be representative as a national average. The Twitter user's profile is fundamentally different from that of Facebook. In the graph below you have a good comparison prepared by Digital Surgeons.

But it's also true that the news “They are uncovered” on Twitter, where hashtags are quickly created and where it is quickly easy to follow the state of opinion on a certain topic. Try it out with #Realmen.

It has transpired that many political parties use twitter through their militants to test public opinion on thorny issues related to the environment, taxation, defense policies etc…

Here I attached the comparison chart:

Related posts: In the series "LateralTwits" we have already talked about Twitter as a means of communication, Twitter as a platform for dialogue, Twitter as a means of information , Twitter as a means of contact, Twitter as a public forum, Twitter as a means of reporting, Twitter as an open social network And Twitter as a social SMS, Twitter as a personal brand tool And Twitter as a work tool

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