Friday is typically a slower day on Twitter but not last week. Election momentum continues to build on Twitter and a few stats from Friday show it.
- Friday updates jumped 18.5% from previous Friday.
- Updates during the debate increased 160% compared to same time last week.
- Signups on Friday were up 23%.
- Signups during the debate were up 135% compared to same time last week.
We’re adding a little polish to Twitter Election 2008 in advance of the upcoming debate in St. Louis—we suspect this debate will excite even more activity than the first.