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Twitter users had a lot to say about last night's election debates, both in Canada and in the U.S.
The micro-blogging site has really come to the forefront as an opinion-sharing/commenting tool for live events like the TV debates, and users are finding innovative ways to take the site beyond simple text messaging:
The Liberals @ twitter.com/liberaltour Great debate! Dion the clear winner, Harper looking deflated – again about 13 hours ago from TwitterBerry Debate underway – Dion will remind Canadians Liberals are only Party with a plan for the economy about 14 hours ago from TwitterBerry Leader just arrived at the NAC. HUGE crowd of Liberals cheering him on. “Dion, Dion, Dion!” about 15 hours ago from TwitterBerry
The micro-blogging site Twitter is filtering its users' messages to collect ones about the U.S. election candidates - creating a real-time feed of what Americans are saying (on Twitter) about the election. Check it out
Campaign 2.0 will check with Twitter to see if such a feed is planned for the Canadian election.
UPDATE: No answer from Twitter PR. I'll "nudge" them.