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Cooper’s Internet Support Swoons

July 3rd, 2012

Yesterday morning through journalist Andrew Sullivan and his column in The Daily Beast CNN’s Anderson Cooper officially came out as gay saying, “The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud,” While only a few grandmothers in Ohio were actually unaware of this, the “announcement,” it had a huge effect through social media. Anderson Cooper was trending almost the entire day on Twitter with mostly positive and gushing support for the newsman. Our Votertide data shows an amazing spike for him. Cooper gained over thirty thousand new Twitter followers yesterday alone and five hundred new Facebook fans! In contrast, Cooper usually picks up between two to… Read more