DEMOCRATS LOSE SOCIAL MEDIA LEAD AFTER TRUMP’S COVID DIAGNOSIS
President Trump’s COVID diagnosis on Friday boosted the Republican ticket’s social media stats, leading over the Democrats in both daily follower growth and engagement. The Republicans’ daily follower growth on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram combined peaked on Saturday, October 3rd, picking up 140,000 more followers than the Democrats. On the same day, Republicans also lead the combined engagement on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, measured as number of comments per 1,000 users.
While the Trump-Pence ticket leads with total number of accumulated followers, the Biden-Harris ticket has consistently lead in daily follower growth and engagement throughout the campaign. For more stats visit ElectionDigitalTrends.com the only portal that collects social media stats on the election.