Historic Days in Egypt: Voting for a new President
Unlike last year’s parliamentary elections, economic issues – not religious ones – are foremost on voters’ minds’, says Kersten Knipp in an article for dw.de.
Close Look at Digital Egypt
Using a new approach, the online project oafrica.com tries to analyse shifts in public opinion in egypt by scanning tweets dealing with popular candidates.
Longtime user cyberandy has created a data stream that grabs tweets about the Election – based on certain tags (see below) – and estimates sentiment. All information is provided for free.
See the full article at oafrica.com: “Monitor the online social sentiment behind the Egyptian presidential elections“
Kersten Knipp for dw.de: “Economy trumps religion in Egypt’s election“