The Iranian Election on Twitter:
The First Eighteen Days
- From 7 June 2009 until the time of publication
(26 June 2009), we have recorded 2,024,166
tweets about the election in Iran.
- Approximately 480,000 users have contributed
to this conversation alone.
- 59.3% of users tweet just once, and these users
contribute 14.1% of the total number.
- The top 10% of users in our study account for
65.5% of total tweets.
- 1 in 4 tweets about Iran is a retweet of another