Obama Mentioned in Nearly 20% of All Blog Posts on Election Day

Posted Nov 6, 2008

According to Nielsen, Barack Obama was mentioned in nearly 20% of all blog posts on election day.  Traffic to news websites also grew by 27% over the previous Tuesday. An audience of over 42 million visited news sites on election day.

CNN and MSNBC topped the list of most visited news websites on Tuesday. Both networks offered live streams of election coverage throughout the day.

The Nielsen report can be viewed here.