The next presidential race is going techno and to celebrities. A impassioned speech over the past 24 hours, has more than 222,000 social posts mentioning Oprah Winfrey and the word president in the same post, according to social media analytics company Talkwalker.
The conversation peaked just around the time Winfrey was making her impassioned Golden Globes speech, with more than 26,000 posts in the hour from 10-11 p.m. last night.
A second peak of more than 25,000 posts occurred today between 10 and 11 a.m. when CNN reported that Winfrey was actively considering a run for president and this Tweet attracted more than 15,000 engagements (likes and reTweets). https://twitter.com/CNN/status/950384921222307840
Journalist Amy Kaufman’s Tweet about a conversation with Stedman Graham had 17,000 engagements. https://twitter.com/AmyKinLA/status/950217594597879810
And MSNBCs Joy Reid made it clear how she feels about an Oprah presidency run.
On the other side of the coin, this Tweet from Mikki Kendall talks about Winfrey’s qualifications for the office and garnered 26,000 engagements. https://twitter.com/Karnythia/status/950221509708206082
And this Tweet from Desus Nice gets a little more specific. https://twitter.com/desusnice/status/950220520322105344
Among the top trending hashtags around the Golden Globe Awards was #Oprah, as the seventh most popular hashtag with more than 61,000 mentions, more than any movie or television show being honored last night. #StrangerThings was the closest contender with nearly 40,000 mentions.
Talkwalker (www.talkwalker.com) is one of the world’s leading social data intelligence companies. Its cutting edge technology provides actionable social media insights through real-time social listening and advanced social media analytics. Talkwalker helps marketers to prove the value of their social efforts and significantly enhances the speed and accuracy of business decision-making. Talkwalker’s state of the art social intelligence platform monitors and analyzes online conversations on social networks, news websites, blogs, forums and more, in over 187 languages. Its 1500 servers process posts from 150 million websites every day.