If you’re excitedly waiting the results of the election, and wanted to keep an eye what people are saying about Election 2012 on social media, we have a list of resources below:
- I Voted Map – A realtime map by the good people at Foursquare allowing people to check in and say “I voted.” The map compiles checkins from voters.
- The Twitter Political Index – Twitter’s official coverage measuring the sentiment between each Presidential candidate and trending topics related to the election.
- Tumbling the Election – Coverage from Tumblr’s editorial team tracking top election related hashtags.
- Facebook Stories on the Election – Watch Americans that said they voted on Facebook in real time.
- Tumblr Election 2012 – Union Metrics visualization of trending election-related tags on Tumblr. Shows how many posts per second are about the election.
- Infinigon Group – Tracking realtime political sentiment on social media.
- 2012 Election Mood Meter – Netbase election mood meter tracks sentiment on social media for both candidates for President and Vice President candidates and breaks it down further by gender.
- Electoral Map based on Tweets – The Guardian has created a map to show who would win the election based on Tweets.
- Election Day on Twitter – Al Jazeera and Flowics show buzz volume on Twitter about each of the Presidential candidates as well as a live stream about Tweets on each candidate.
- Rock The Vote Real-Time Politics - Splunk and MTV have created a visualization of hashtags on Twitter about each Presidential candidate.
- The Crowdwire – Bluefin Labs has created what they’re calling a “Social Exit Poll” looking at how people are talking about how they voted on social media.
- Yahoo! Election Control Room – Attensity has teamed up with Yahoo! to show how America is feeling about the election and sharing select Tweets.
- US Electoral Compass 2012 – Brandwatch allows you to select a state and date range to show what political issues each state is talking about.
- NBC Politics – Using Crimson Hexagon to power their social media analysis.
- Twitter Sentiment Analysis – USC is tracking sentiment around each candidate.
Who else are we missing? Also, as a bonus you can see our interview with Gabriel Banos of Zauber Labs on predicting the election with social data and Union Metrics comparison of the candidates using Tumblr data.