Tweetminster General Election 2010 Infographic

A couple of weeks ago I wrote this post about Tweeting and the General Election, where Twitter users were asked to tweet #ukvote and their postcode to show they had voted. Well now we’re all done and sorted, Tweetminster have issued the following infographic to show how we tweeted and what the trending topics were. My … Continue reading

Twitter Leads Again: William Hague – The Most Significant Tweet?

  I think this tweet is pretty amazing. William Hague has made quite possibly one of the most significant announcements Twitter has ever seen in the UK. We all know that this signals the final talks that will bring us out of the hung parliament and that will see us finally having a new Prime Minister. … Continue reading

Voting Over – Is Social Media Politics Over Too?

David Dimblebly hasn’t really caught on to the social media thing during this General Election. Watching the TV coverage it’s clear he’s not convinced by Twitter. But I am. I have never been so engaged before in an election or politics in general. I feel more informed and more involved and it’s all been delivered … Continue reading

Twitter & Facebook General Election Voter Turnout

Facebooks voter count: 1774290 Twitter # ukvote count: 25475 And the lines are closed…

UK General Election Voting Turnout So Far…Twitter & Facebook

Facebook’s voting poll has registered a total of 700870 as of 3.40pm this afternoon. Tweetminster is currently reporting 14176 votes. Not as big as I was expecting but have no idea what actual turnout would be at this stage in the day. To follow live coverage on the web/Twitter, see the links in my previous post: … Continue reading

Spoilt for Choice – Election Results Night

So UK…tomorrow is decision time after 4 weeks of frantic campaiging. I’ll be tuning into TV to watch the results come in (though I don’t expect to last the whole night) but I’m more interested to see how else the results will be reported in the rest of the media. I’m still undecided who to vote … Continue reading

Tweetminster: Tweet To Show You’ve Voted

Unless you’ve been on another planet over the last few weeks, you’ll be aware that Thursday is decision time and we may wake up to a new UK government on Friday morning. This election has gripped me like never before, simply because technology has taken over. In 2005 there were no Twitter campaigns or election … Continue reading

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