Hurricane Sandy Hashtags Generate Over 3 Million Tweets
Technology

#Sandy and #HurricaneSandy Generate Over 3 Million Tweets

One Year after Superstorm Sandy, Many Small Businesses Aren't Prepared for the Next Disaster
Hurricane Sandy is just one reason that natural weather disaster caused $110 billion in damages in 2012.

Just as Hurricane Sandy began rolling through the Eastern Seaboard, Twitter activity started to pick up with numerous social media users discussing the storm. In the first 24 hours, Twitter users produced more than 3 million tweets with #sandy and/or #hurricanesandy, according to findings from Topsy. The social insights company found that chatter on the social networking site peaked at over 290,000 mentions.

Based on Topsy’s sentiment scale, there have been more negative tweets. However, it’s important to note, positive tweets are inching upward.

To view Topsy’s sentiment graph, read more at SocialTimes…

 


×