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How #hashtags are influencing elections: Insights from the US and French elections

In the corporate world, marketers measure hashtags on social media to gauge the success of their campaigns. We wondered: are hashtags effectively influencing the political realm? Can we predict the outcome of presidential races by analyzing hashtag performance? A new analysis using Netvibes Dashboard Intelligence says yes. #hashtags are definitely influencing elections. By looking at […]

2016 Election Wrap-up: What we learned from Dashboard Intelligence

As we mentioned in our last blog, polling numbers for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump became increasingly close leading up to Election Day. On November 8 the American people voted, and Mr. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. For the past several months, we’ve been analyzing news, social media, polling data […]

Election Day! Here’s where the race stands

Today is Election Day in the United States, and tonight we find out who will be the next American President: Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump. We’ve been collecting and analyzing data around the race—including news, social media, polling data and more—in Netvibes’ live Election Dashboard. Check out the Election Dashboard here, and read […]

October Surprise Extravaganza: How scandals are impacting #Election2016

The past month has been full of “October Surprises” for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. To recap: On October 7, Trump’s infamous “locker room talk” tape was released. On October 12, several women began coming forward to accuse Trump of sexual assault. Beginning on October 7 and continuing each morning since then, Wikileaks has […]

Puppets and Bad Hombres: Media Insights from the Final Presidential Debate

U.S. Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off last night in Las Vegas for the third and final debate before the election on November 8, 2016. What were the top issues from the debate? And how has it impacted the race? We analyzed the data in the Netvibes Election Dashboard to find out. […]

Locker room talk and other election issues: Analysis of the Second Presidential Debate

Sunday night, October 9, U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in a Town Hall, the second televised debate of this election cycle. How has the debate shaped the race? We analyzed the data in Netvibes’ 2016 Election Dashboard to find out. Top topics before the second debate The big news story […]

Kaine vs. Pence: How the VP debate influenced #Election2016

On Tuesday night, October 4, U.S. Vice Presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence faced off for a televised debate. How was it perceived, and has it shifted the conversation? We analyzed the data in Netvibes’ 2016 Election dashboard to find out. Who won? The overall consensus, from both polls and media pundits, seems to […]

How did the first debate impact the 2016 race?

Last Monday, September 26, U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the first televised debate of three leading up to the November 8 election. Who won the debate? And how has it impacted this year’s race? We analyzed the data in the 2016 Election Dashboard to find out. Who won the […]

2016 election issues: How terrorism and immigration impact the race

The year 2016 has been plagued by near-daily terrorist attacks around the world. Last weekend Americans were targeted in two attacks: nine people were stabbed at a shopping mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, while several explosive devices were discovered in New York and New Jersey. Fortunately, no one was killed. To analyze how terrorism is […]

What’s being said about Clinton’s health? Insights from the Election Dashboard

U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dominated headlines last week after nearly collapsing at the 9/11 memorial service in New York on September 11. Her campaign later announced she was suffering from pneumonia. How has Clinton’s recent health scare impacted the race? Let’s look at the data in Netvibes’ 2016 Election Dashboard to find out. Clinton’s […]