REJECT THE COVER UP: Analyzing the social media groundswell

How widespread is the groundswell behind a movement? What messages are resonating? Who are the key influencers? Who is behind the trolls?

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Affordable, new software makes it easier to monitor and analyze social media activity about an issue, refine your messaging and identify trolls. DemLabs tested the app with tweets about the #RejectTheCoverUp during a 48 hour time period. The movement is already huge and growing.

Tweets spike after the senate vote is announced and as the protests start.
“reject the coverup | attend a rally this weekend” tweet has the most traction.
“#trumpsguilty” & “#gopcoverup” are popular hashtags.
How the tweeters are clustered.
How partners help amplify the message.
Who are the key influencers? Which words are tweeted the most?
How do the ‘influencers’ and ‘loudspeakers’ interact?
Which tweets are being retweeted the most? Who is the most prolific tweeter?
Tweet sentiments
Where do the most tweets originate?


Use Nexalogy to track your campaign’s traction on social media, refine your messaging, identify key influencers and the trolls spreading disinformation. Learn more here.

Co-Founder, DemLabs

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