In the past few weeks, crises in Egypt, Lybia, and Japan have dominated the public dialogue. But as Elizabeth Taylor's death and some interesting stats on retweets prove, social media's shelf life for news is incredibly short.
The iPhone is coming to Verizon, and everyone is already sounding the death knell on AT&T. But how are actual consumers reacting to the news? To find out, we sought help from social media analytics firm Crimson Hexagon, which analyzed 78,000 tweets during the announcement.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about deals, right? That's what retailers think. But an analysis of holiday shopping sentiment, as shown in tweets and other social media postings on those two days, revealed that shoppers got more excited about convenience than savings.
In the digital age, you can get a sneak peek at how the election is shaping up in real-time, before news anchors report and pundits spin. Here's our guide to following the mid-terms on the real-time Web.