Here are updated #CripTheVote chat statistics showing participation and impact numbers for the four debates so far. We are using a service called Keyhole to track this. If you are into numbers and statistics, read ahead!
“Tweets” includes the number of original tweets, retweets, and replies.
“Users” is the number of people who participated over the measured span of time.
“Engagement” is the number of times people either retweeted or replied to tweets.
This Timeline graph shows #CripTheVote tweet volumes over the course of the October 15, 2019 Fourth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate. It shows a very large and steep increase in participation and a matching drop-off in participation over the course of the debate.
And here are some charts covering the last four debate live tweets. Since the first two debates were two nights, we came up with daily tweet averages for comparison with the single night third and fourth debates.
June Debate: 1,569 per day average
July Debate: 2,761 per day average
September Debate: 2,996
October Debate: 3,807
June Debate: 575 per day average
July Debate: 1,196 per day average
September Debate: 1,123
October Debate: 1,597
June Debate: 1,618 per day average
July Debate: 11,915 per day average
September Debate: 10,691
October Debate: 13,730
June Debate: 7,507,804 per day average
July Debate: 13,029,603 per day average
September Debate: 16,351,225
October Debate: 19,946,895
We will keep collecting data from upcoming live tweets and chats. Check back here at the #CripTheVote Blog.