Hillary tweets viral Super Bowl joke, right blitzes back
February 3rd, 2014
06:56 PM ET
11 months ago

Hillary tweets viral Super Bowl joke, right blitzes back

(CNN) - The Seahawks may have crushed the Broncos on the field, but Hillary Clinton was arguably a dominant force on Twitter during the Super Bowl, with one of the most viral tweets of the evening.

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Filed under: Fox News • Hillary Clinton • Twitter
Tapper measures the state of Jelly
January 29th, 2014
03:05 PM ET
11 months ago

Tapper measures the state of Jelly

(CNN) – CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper became the first journalist to tap into the social media app Jelly, asking people to weigh in on President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

Jelly is a new app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone that lets users ask questions using pictures.

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Filed under: State of the Union • Uncategorized
January 28th, 2014
12:11 PM ET
11 months ago

14 reasons to watch CNN for State of the Union

1.  Our depth, experience, analysis and reach: And if that's not enough, we've invited a lot of other insightful people into the conversation. While our special coverage on TV begins at 7 p.m. ET, the speech starts at 9 p.m. ET, and you can watch 24/7 on CNN.com and our apps.

2. Take our coverage with you: Besides our special TV programming, anyone can watch the speech on CNN.com and the CNN mobile apps.
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Christie trumps A-Rod and Bieber on Facebook
January 16th, 2014
02:25 PM ET
11 months ago

Christie trumps A-Rod and Bieber on Facebook

(CNN) - A-Rod and Bieber may have steroids and eggs, but Chris Christie and his bridge have created the most buzz on Facebook.

In the past week in the U.S., the New Jersey Governor was mentioned on Facebook more than pop star Justin Bieber and embattled baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez.

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Facebook
White House Correspondents' Dinner
April 27th, 2013
06:20 PM ET
2 years ago

White House Correspondents' Dinner

Tune to CNN from 9-11pm ET for live coverage of the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

(CNN) - It's the biggest dinner inside the Beltway where the president, journalists and Hollywood celebrities gather in Washington for an evening of socializing and typically lighthearted speeches. Along with President Obama, the event headliner is talk show host Conan O'Brien.

See below for an inside look at the event through social media posts from attendees on CNN's Storify.
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Election takes over American conversation on Facebook
November 5th, 2012
03:05 PM ET
2 years ago

Election takes over American conversation on Facebook

(CNN) - With Election Day just hours away, the election has dominated Facebook chatter among users in the United States.

According to data provided to CNN by the social media giant, the four terms or phrases used most in posts or comments from users in the United States are vote, Obama, Romney, & election.

Watch CNN's comprehensive coverage of Election Day starting at 6 p.m. ET Tuesday on CNN TV and follow online at CNN.com or via CNN's apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. For up-to-the-minute results, go to cnn.com/results and for our real-time Election Day live blog, check out cnn.com/conversation. Need other reasons to watch Election Day coverage on CNN's platforms? Click here for our list.
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Filed under: 2012 • Facebook
Hurricane Sandy overshadows candidates on Facebook
October 29th, 2012
03:49 PM ET
2 years ago

Hurricane Sandy overshadows candidates on Facebook

(CNN) – Hurricane Sandy's Facebook chatter may be as big as the storm's surge as it's swamping just about every topic on the social network's 'Talk Meter.'

The buzz for the storm is easily blowing past the conversation about the presidential candidates and the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory Monday night.
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Filed under: 2012 • Facebook
Tuesday's debate, and its 'binders full of women' buzzing on Facebook
October 17th, 2012
04:51 PM ET
2 years ago

Tuesday's debate, and its 'binders full of women' buzzing on Facebook

(CNN) - Facebook users were buzzing about the presidential debate Tuesday night more than anything else, including the Major League Baseball playoffs.

According to Facebook's 'Talk Meter' analysis, which measures the increase in buzz surrounding an event on a scale from 1-10, the second presidential debate scored a 7.63.
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Filed under: 2012 • Facebook • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Presidential Debate • Twitter
On Facebook, VP debate beats Oscars, falls short of pres debate
October 12th, 2012
03:50 PM ET
2 years ago

On Facebook, VP debate beats Oscars, falls short of pres debate

(CNN) - The vice presidential debate "out-buzzed" Hollywood's biggest nights on Facebook, but wasn't nearly as popular as the presidential debate last week.

According to Facebook's "Talk Meter" analysis, Thursday's debate gained more momentum on Facebook than the 2012 Academy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards, but when comparing it to three political events – the first presidential debate and both parties' political conventions – Thursday night's debate paled in comparison.
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Filed under: 2012 • Facebook • Vice presidential debate
October 4th, 2012
12:42 AM ET
2 years ago

Mentions of 'Big Bird' increased 800,000% on Facebook

(CNN) - All politics is social – and the world of Facebook is buzzing about the presidential debates. "Romney," "Obama," and "debate" were the top three debate-related terms mentioned on Facebook, but the fourth most popular term, "Big Bird," is undoubtedly the most unexpected trending word or name that arose from the debates.

During Wednesday night's event, the words "Big Bird" were posted to Facebook more times than "taxes," "Jim Lehrer," "Obamacare," "insurance," "Medicare" or "education."
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Filed under: 2012 • Debate • Facebook • Mitt Romney
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