Latest Activity On January 1, 2017, there were 5,532 impressions regarding the “Oscars” on Twitter and at the end of the month, there were 13,799. At its peak, on January 24, there were 323,353 impressions. This is because January 24 is the day that the Academy announced the Oscar nominations, with the most retweeted tweet […]Read more "Sysomos MAP Group Project #Oscars"
Concerned citizens came together to organize a march in order to stand up for human rights. The Women’s March on Washington took place on January 21, 2017 and demonstrated that the group’s presence in numbers is too great to ignore. The march was at the heals of Donald Trump’s inauguration at the White House. @realDonaldTrump […]Read more "How the World Celebrated the Women’s March on Washington"
While Super Bowl Sunday occurs in February, all of the action leading up to the big game takes place in January. With Twitter being a stage for pros and fans alike, #Superbowl began trending long before the coin toss. In a sampling taken between January 1st to January 31st, the popularity of the hashtag grew […]Read more "#Superbowl"
Inspired by some brainstorming, our group sought to examine trends surrounding the term “Womens March” from 01/01/2017-01/31/2017. Latest Activity: We observed that most of the buzz around this event took place during the marches on Saturday, January 21st, and shortly thereafter. This reflects the in-the-moment nature of Twitter and social media – those who could not […]Read more "SYSOMOSt trending: Women’s March"
-Chazz Inniss, Cory Fernandez, Cameron Jenkins The latest epidemic to American media is not reality television, but rather started by reality television, is #fakenews. Spewed out by venomous trolls like Donald Trump, KellyAnne Conway and Sean Spicer, #fakenews has led to distrust of American press and has further spread the schism between politicians and the […]Read more "How the World Has Dealt #FakeNews"
Com 427 WORD CLOUD: In terms of the Word Cloud, the most mentioned words on Twitter included, “Emma Stone”, “Ryan Gosling” and “YouTube”, aside from “Golden Globes 2017”, of course. It was cool to see that a lot of trending mentions were words of a different language, as well, showing the universality and global-reach of […]Read more "What the Globe Thought of the #GoldenGlobes2017"
A simple social media campaign made one hashtag trend on Twitter for a day. On Jan. 25, Bell (a Canadian telecommunications company) launched a campaign to promote mental health awareness and raise money for Canadian mental health services. For every Tweet (including Retweets) using #BellLetsTalk, the company donated five cents. This year, the campaign raised […]Read more "What’s the story behind #BellLetsTalk?"
As January was a big month in regards to political transition, we decided to analyze one of the most controversial topics of the month, the Muslim Ban. View post on imgur.com The latest activity graph shows a spike in activity over the announcement date, January 27th, of the ban, and the following days. Between the […]Read more "Muslim Ban Ignites Social Media Firestorm"
With more than three million men and women who joined to walk in solidarity on Jan. 21, the Women’s March sent a strong message: Americans wouldn’t be silenced for their beliefs of equal rights. Though the number of participants was impressive and the March spread to other cities across the United States, the Twitter activity […]Read more "Those Who Marched Along with the #WomensMarch"
It should come as no surprise that the 2017 inauguration of President Donald Trump caused mass controversy across the globe. From start to finish Trump’s campaign caused a social media frenzy, and social media activists had a field day on the days leading up to the inauguration. Below you will find an analysis of #inauguration […]Read more "The Inauguration (No, we’re still not over it)"