Tuesday’s midterm elections generated a total of 184.2 million likes, shares and comments from July 10 through Nov. 3, from 28 million U.S. Facebook users, Facebook data analyst Dustin Cable wrote in a Facebook Media blog post.
Facebook Director of Small Business Dan Levy announced a milestone of sorts during a small business roundtable in New York: 1 million advertisers have been active on the social network in the past 28 days.
With the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship tournament set to tip off Tuesday, Michael Bailey of the Facebook Data Science Team filled out his brackets with information on Facebook likes in a note on the Sports on Facebook page.
Now that the 2012 presidential election is in the record books, we can start to examine more closely the role that Facebook played in the first “social election” and how the winners and losers used the platform in the waning hours of the race.
Ohio voters who participate in Super Tuesday’s election can show their civic pride on their Facebook profile thanks to a new application from the Secretary of State’s Facebook page.
Facebook seems to have played a key role in the successful outcome of one high-profile ballot initiative in Ohio last week.
Facebook users are going online to vent — er, share — their feelings about the results of yesterday’s elections in the U.S.
As U.S. election results are called tonight, Facebook users are taking to the site to comment on the outcomes in their states.
Tomorrow, voters across the U.S. determine the fate of 27 different local ballot questions, and only five of them have Facebook pages.
Campaigns for state ballot initiatives use the social network to educate voters. Here’s a quick look at what campaigns in Maine and Ohio, are doing on the social network.