Twitter Reacts to #ClimateMarch

In light of what could be the largest UN climate conference of the decade on Monday, Nov. 30, I decided to analyze sentiment around #ClimateMarch on Twitter. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marched for action to be taken on worldwide climate policies and social media was swarmed with posts using the hashtag […]

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#Trump Showcases Many Opposing Views

I have chosen to analyze ten tweets that use the “#trump” hashtag, as I believe they collectively bring to light one of social media’s most important purposes –promoting conversation. First of all, Donald Trump’s campaign for presidency has undoubtedly been continuously prominent in the media for some time now. He is most definitely controversial, and […]

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Last Friday, November 27th, Robert Lewis Dear killed three people in a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Immediately Twitter users launched hashtags in order to keep each other updated and aware of what was occurring. Some of these hashtags expressed support towards the clinic, such as #IStandWithPP, and others expressed support towards the shooter, such […]

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Move Over for Movember

November did not only kick off the beginning of Thanksgiving feels and festivities, but it also marked the start of the annual mustache and beard trend. Every November, thousands of men spend the month growing mustaches and beards to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health, and physical […]

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#StandWithPP Now and Always

Over the past few months, there has been an even larger rise of anti-abortion activists, who are pushing to shut down Planned Parenthood and thus take health care away from many women. In response, Planned Parenthood has spread the Stand with Planned Parenthood campaign, which has been seen on social media through photo filters and […]

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#IfTheyGunnedMeDown was a successful movement that went viral after starting on Twitter and making it’s way through The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc., and other popular news outlets. The hashtag was in response to how the media portrayed Michael Brown, an 18 year old African-American male who was shot by police in Missouri. […]

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The 2016 presidential debate in going on full swing and the hashtag that is one to take a look at is none other but #Trump2016.  With a collection of both positive and negative tweets, Trump is a candidate that is being tweeted about all over the nation.

Live Tweets


From this collection of live tweets, it is evident that Donald Trump, regardless if you are for or against him is one to be talked about.  His social media presence is higher than any other and on September 29th, he had the highest campaign digital campaign score of 75, according to The Week.  The collection of #Trump2016 tweets are both positive and negative, some Twitter users are just putting their opinions out, and other tweets are from activist groups like @SoCal4Trump and @HispanicsTrump.  #Trump2016 also includes tweets from the presidential candidate himself, @realDonaldTrump. There is also a collection of negative tweets within the hashtag, which creates engagement with people who dislike Trump and brings another view to the hashtag feed.  Overall, #Trump2016 for the most part show that Donald Trump has doing well in the race with consistent poll updates, updates on where Trump is campaigning and supporters showing what Trump is saying during his debates that make him a good candidate.

Regardless of any political views on Donald Trump, it is important to realize that #Trump2016 is gaining constant attraction on Twitter and it seems that he will continuously gain attraction until the primary elections where Donald Trump’s fate will be decided.

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Spreading the word of #GetOverMe

Thank you @elvisduranshow for playing my song #getoverme — Nick Carter (@nickcarter) November 30, 2015 Our new song #GetOverMe is available now!! — Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) November 29, 2015 If you like what you heard, you can download #GetOverMe here: — Nick Carter (@nickcarter) November 30, 2015 #GetOverMe 💕💕 Who's Excited? […]

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#Hillary2016: A hashtag with positive and negative connotations

Social media has increasingly become an outlet for people to express their political views. With the 2016 Presidential Election less than a year away, people have been Tweeting away, both supporting and bashing their favorite and most hated candidates. But one candidate who gets a lot of attention? The Democrat’s frontrunner, Hillary Clinton. I decided […]

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