Newt Gringrich, for example, experienced an immense surge in searches before winning in South Carolina. Stephen Colbert search traffic sprang ahead of all candidates after he announced his exploratory committee. And before the Iowa caucus, Iowans were searching for Ron Paul more than any other candidate.
Google introduce new elections splashboard and its politics blog..On 2 February 2012, Google proceeded demonstrating it’s related to the election with an infographic that exhibits how search traffic changed bordering caucuses and primaries Thursday far. For each election event, the infographic shows polling outcomes, election outcomes and search traffic from the state hosting the election event.
Google search outcomes provide insights into the political pulse of the internet. Starting with lowa, we compared Google Search trends, polling data and election results.
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