Social Media Gets Ready to Say Thanks

    It’s that time of year again- families around the States are saying thanks, brining turkey, and lining up for Black Friday.  Before digging in, we thought we’d take a quick look at how social is feeling about Thanksgiving 2014.

    Key Concepts include happy, thankful, family, food, and of course, turkey.  It looks like yet again, Christmas takes the stage a bit early this, mentioned 32,999 in conjunction with Thanksgiving.

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    Overall mentions about Thanksgiving total 294,508 since October 20th, peaking on November 17th at 11,621.

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    A quick media breakdown indicates that most conversations are happening on Twitter, which currently comprises 75% of total mentions.

     

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    Traced back to a 1621 celebration of good harvest at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts, Thanksgiving is celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada.  Our geographical coverage shows an overwhelming majority of mentions coming from the United States.

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    With two days to go, girls are handling 60% of the buzz this year on Twitter and Facebook.

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    It comes as no surprise that sentiment is overwhelming positive, at 81%.  It’s safe to say that social media likes vacation days, poultry, and being grateful.

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    And finally, a few exemplary Thanksgiving tweets:

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    Happy Turkey Day, and many thanks from Digimind!

    Jerome Maisch
    Marketing Manager @digimindci. Passionate about big data & social marketing. Photography, music and hiking lover

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