Iowa Caucuses: Trending on Twitter

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Twitter was around four years ago, the last time the nation focused its attention on the Iowa primaries. But since then, while President Obama struggled, the economy sputtered, and the GOP dithered, Twitter was — to borrow a term from the microblogging service — trending upward. In the rejiggered electoral landscape of 2012, trending on Twitter is as good as publicity used to be. John Hockenberry takes a look at the major trends on Twitter during the Iowa caucuses.

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Kateri Jochum

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