And wasn't too long ago that we needed polls to track political races but that is so twentieth century. This time around all the reaction comes in real time on FaceBook Twitter the rest of social... See More
And wasn't too long ago that we needed polls to track political races but that is so twentieth century. This time around all the reaction comes in real time on FaceBook Twitter the rest of social media telling us all about who's up who's down what's hot and what's not. During a debate last night our colleagues in blue -- labs were able to tell us which moments lit up the social media universe. The top moment -- all talking about his military service and is controversial newsletters. Then governor Huntsman speaking Chinese and Governor Perry saying he would send troops back into Iraq. So with help from our partners at Yahoo! here's Jon Karl with a look at your voice. This week. We wanted to see what you were looking for in discussing this week about the 2012 race. On Yahoo! former senator Rick Santorum was searched for twice as often as his nearest competitor. On Twitter Ron Paul was the hot topic mentioned in almost three times as many tweets as Santorum. And about four times as many as Obama and Romney people were also searching like mad -- -- sunglasses. What do they have to do with politics they -- part of Michelle Bachmann Iowa concession speech and her husband shopping way. Yesterday when we're out on main street and Des -- He was buying -- sunglasses for our dog boomer. While there was a lot of interest in santorum's family life and his political views. There's also a heck a lot of discussion about his sweater vests. I think a good sign that -- sort of being accepted by the Internet community went. They're not willing to just look at your heart issues but -- to incorporate you into their -- santorum's campaign manager -- Rick Santorum is such a fiscal conservative he doesn't -- sleeves. At fear Rick's best attracted almost as much attention as his policy positions. One Iowa mom sent in a picture of her son in -- -- sweater vest but the fashion conscious and California weren't buying. Fresh Brothers pizza shop in LA declared the best pork taste and Rick Perry left Iowa for Texas and even his own campaign staff assumed that was it. I decided to return to Texas determine whether there is a path forward for. Myself in this race. So how did his staff learned he was staying in the race he went for a jog and sent this tweet here we come South Carolina. Best part was this picture get it. He's running. Finally trending and EBC's -- news.com stock market. The ratings measure online sentiment. Combined with the ratings of our own super delegates ABC's political experts this week's biggest mover Rick Santorum up 45%. Romney is still on top valued -- more than any other Republican. But no bounce out of Iowa up less than 1%. Ron Paul holding steady but Gingrich down 4%. And -- down 10% on the -- stock market. -- Now that -- -- stock market George measures not only those. Quantity of conversation on the Internet about the candidates but also they can actually look and see whether the conversation as positive or negative points in his Lincoln mark right now in this online conversations continually. Absolutely and we want our viewers to come in talk join the conversation to -- to do it one is on Twitter. Act this week ABC and of course on FaceBook FaceBook dot com this week ABC -- Karl -- want to hear your voice. -- be right back when John -- take on the tricky romance of politics. But first a moment to honor those who serve and sacrifice.
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