Can Social Media Predict the Presidential Election for 2012?

 - Oct 22, 2012
This year's election is relying heavily on social media and its viable platforms to speak to the people of the United States of America in a viral manner, but can social media predict the presidential election?

According to this infographic, the most influential presence on the Internet brings President Barack Obama as a huge heavy weight in the election this year. He generates 9,127 Twitter followers per month and has a Klout score of 99. Compared to his rival, Mitt Romney who only gains 945 Twitter followers a day and has 9.8 million fans on Facebook.

Overall the majority of the Democrat contenders feature as the Twitter champions for their state over the years. If Twitter could predict the presidential election this year, Obama would win by a landslide.