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Michelle Obama Spikes Twitter at DNC

September 5th, 2012

It has been almost 24 hours since the gavel has fallen announcing the start of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and while there has not been an “empty seat” moment, there has been plenty happening. The first night of the DNC was a positive one for Democrats as speeches from Michelle Obama and Julian Castro hit their mark causing social media to go haywire. We were tracking the Michelle Obama speech and she topped Mitt Romney’s RNC speech peak with 369 tweets per second. Romney’s peak was 310 tweets per second. Day two started off in a different mood as the DNC decided to move Barack Obama’s nomination acceptance speech from the 80,000 seat Bank of America stadium to the Time Warner Cable Arena holding less than 20,000. This is giving Republican’s a chance to change the momentum from last night, asking questions like “would you cancel a game in a stadium 24 hours in advance with only a 20% chance of rain?” Republicans are saying that there is less enthusiasm this time around for President Obama and the Democrats were worried about empty seats. Here is a look at what was being said on Twitter in the past 24 hours:







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