Writer: Chandni Panjwani
2016 US Presidential Elections on Facebook
Let me start the post by giving you a fact that will blow your mind away – Facebook has 1.71 billion monthly active users which is more than the combined user of WhatsApp (500 million), Twitter (284 million) and Instagram (200 million). (Source: CNBC).
So if the numbers are this high, it is only natural that a lot of public opinion is shaped & shared through Facebook. A lot of organizations & public personalities use Facebook actively to create a positive image for themselves because Facebook – Not only because it is easy to connect with their audience, but also because it has become too big to be ignored.
So if there is an ultra-big even like the US Presidential Elections, can Facebook be silent? Absolutely not! A major chunk of candidate promotions is being done on Facebook & people are also looking at Facebook numbers as an indication of what the final results are going to be.
We used www.Mondovo.com & did a little digging too… to see how the virtual world is shaping the real world. Let’s take a look at what Facebook’s data says about what’s going on in the 2016 US Presidential race.