Wednesday night’s U.S. presidential debate in Denver, Colo. was the most-tweeted-about event in American political history, dwarfing records set by this year’s Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention. In total, the debate between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney generated 10.3 million tweets in 90 minutes — a political-event record, revealed @gov, the Twitter feed for the microblogging service’s government and politics team. Read the full story at Mashable.
Presidential Debate Most-Tweeted Event in U.S. Political History
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).