How election of Ramaphosa saved ANC Elective Conference from Twitter wrath

How election of Ramaphosa saved ANC Elective Conference from Twitter wrath

Well, almost.   Let me start with a declaration that will be supported by stats later in this blog post. One thing many South Africans can agree on is that public perception related to the African National Congress (ANC), which was already at an all-time low going into the 54th ANC Elective Conference given the ruling party's bad…

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Analysis of Twitter sentiment for Zuma’s SONA2013 speech

In the previous post I indicated that President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address started with a negative Twitter sentiment, bur ended with a positive sentiment. In this post I share results of my analysis that explain the reason for sentiment upswing, using Twitter timeline associated with the speech.

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SONA2013 ended on a high on Twitter, but had a poor showing vs SONA2012

Twitterers showed love (back) to President Zuma’s State of the Nation Address last night. However, according to Brandseye, SONA2012 registered more than 40,5K tweet mentions, while SONA2013 only got just over 10,5K mentions.

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