November is slowly creeping up on us. The event that not only the U.S. but the rest of the world is anticipating is closer and closer. Twitter has designed a tool to keep track of popular opinion on both candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. As explained by Twitter, this indicator is “a daily measurement of Twitter users’ feelings towards the candidates as expressed in nearly two million Tweets each week.” Twitter will go through people’s tweets regarding the upcoming elections and update the Twitter Political Index every day at 8 PM EST. The indicator will also show the trends to see how the candidates’ popularity fluctuates until election day.
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