Category Archives: US Elections 2012

Did Barack Obama Just Break Some Kind of Facebook Record?

Zuckerberg may have been stealing the limelight recently with his record breaking IPO, but there’s another man in town making his own Facebook records. Sure, Eminem and Rihanna have more than double the number of fans, but as social media …





 



Did Social Media Predict The Withdrawal of Gingrich and Santorum?

Five months in and we are left with just two Republican presidential candidates in the race. Well, I say two, but who really believes that Ron Paul, despite his cult like status and huge following amongst the younger crowd, will …





 



Repulican Presidential Candidate’s Fan Growth Slows Down

It’s been 30 days since our last update on the social media efforts of the Republican Presidential Candidates and a lot has happened in that time. Super Tuesday saw Santorum establish himself as firm 2nd favorite while Newt slipped in …





 



Republican Presidential Candidate Elections Social Media Update 2

Takeaway: The Santorum social media surge matches the surge in popularity in the polls as he beats all other candidates in every social media benchmark tracked by Unmetric. In the past week Santorum has achieved a higher fan growth rate, …





 



Republican Presidential Candidate Elections

Unmetric has studied the Facebook data for all the Republican Party presidential candidates since the first caucus on 3rd January in Iowa. In this first round, Mitt Romney was declared the winner with a razor thin margin over a surprise …