Updated: Now Trending #freedomflotilla 16,761 Tweets #Flotilla #Gaza on Google Maps -Social Media Guide
Update latest stats as of 4:40 GMT:
- 21,901 tweets
- 8,378 contributors
- 3,128.7 tweets per day
- 2.2% come from “The Top 10″
- 63.1% are retweets
- 69.3% are mentions
- 36.4% have multiple hashtags.-
Our last post was questioning whether Twitter was censoring tweets with the hashtag #flotilla the aid ships that aimed to break the Israel’s siege on Gaza which the Israeli forces attacked today and killed over 10 civilians.
However after a call from several Twitter users to change the hashtags into #freedomflotilla as of around 2 hours #freedomflotilla #Gazaflotilla are trending. We do not know if flotilla did not trend before because it is a dictionary word that Twitter blocks or not
Flotilla ships carried International peace activists from a number of countries such as Turkey, Swedish, Malaysia and Greek, along members Parliament from around the world, U.N. human rights and trade union activists, as well as journalists has sparked worldwide anger as demonstrations broke across the world and Twitter and social media being a platform again for this news.
Here is AC Guide to this sad event:
Gaza: 0.58% of Tweets worldwide
freedomflotilla around 0.48% of tweets
#flotilla around .85% of Tweets
Other stats from What the HashTag: #Freedomflotilla has
• 6,520 tweets
• 3,017 contributors
• 931.4 tweets per day
• 4.3% come from “The Top 10″
• 59.4% are retweets
• 65.9% are mentions
• 45.5% have multiple hashtags
While I was writing this post the above stats more than doubled to:
- 16,761 tweets was 6,520 tweets
- 6,255 contributors
- 2,394.4 tweets per day
- 4.8% come from “The Top 10″
- 64.1% are retweets
- 73.0% are mentions
- 42.9% have multiple hashtags
Witnessgaza.com a new website launched by activists shows videos on the flotilla and other info including a google map that tracks the ships and where the incidents are happing on the map. The site has a Twitter Account which tweets updates about flotilla here.
You can use follow on twubs #flotilla for live tweets, pics and vidoes.
TrendsMap has interactive map and view for #foltilla
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#Pic From Aljazeera English.