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Canadian political parties overlooking search ads in election 2011

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Update: Subversive search advertising The Liberals strike again with some subversive Google advertising when searching for “Conservative party Canada platform”. Something seems off about this ad copy, and clicking it reveals a more straight-forward attack.   Other than some display ads (Update: And some attack ads!) to help voters get to know Michael Ignatieff, online … Read Full Post

Weekly Election Update 2011

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We’re going to be tracking this year’s election and related topics as they show up in conversations on Twitter. As the ongoing election meta-conversation keeps developing, we’ll keep this post up to date with our latest findings and insights, so keep checking for updates. Saturday, April 9, 2011 In the final day of this week-long … Read Full Post

How Twitter reacted to the 2011 budget announcement

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As a follow up to our last blog, entitled “Analysing Twitter before Federal Budget 2011”, we wanted to do a comparable analysis to see how the conversation on Twitter developed after the presentation of the Canadian federal budget on March 22, 2011. To remain consistent, we are reviewing the very popular Canadian political hash tag; … Read Full Post

Analyzing Twitter before 2011 Federal Budget

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We’re in the final lead-up to the 2011 Canadian Federal Budget announcement, which will take place on Tuesday, March 22. As someone who spends their professional life measuring and evaluating the online space, it occurred to me that this budget, unlike many before it, is already having a big impact on social media. To test … Read Full Post

How Canadians use the Internet tomorrow is being decided today

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Recent decisions from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regarding usage-based billing and bandwidth throttling should serve to illustrate that decisions from the government can have a direct impact no only on your monthly bill, but also on the very nature of Internet Canadians will be using in coming years and decades. With the … Read Full Post