What if there was a way to measure a debate’s success based upon data collected from social networks and the internet instead of relying upon the opinion of political commentators or journalists…well now there is.
Notice how all of his tags were positive. This means that the majority of people on Twitter were saying good things about Cain. If we average out the values then Herman Cain receives a Twitter score of 4.3. This puts Cain in 2nd place for the Twitter Score.
At the beginning of the debate Herman Cain was trading at 4 dollars per share. At the end of the debate he was trading at 3.4 dollars per share. Overall the debate decreased his price by 60 cents or a 17.6% price decrease. This indicates that traders on Intrade believe that the debate hurt the probability of Herman Cain winning the GOP nomination.
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