President Obama on Friday asked his 9 million Twitter followers to contact their Republican Congressmen to “ask them to support a bipartisan solution to the deficit crisis” and because of his “#compromise” campaign the President quickly lost more than 37,000 Twitter followers.
According to NM Incite the #compromise tag was used more than 22,000 times and was seen by 36 million Twitter users by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, while the President himself was mentioned in 28,000 tweets.
Of the 28,000 Tweets to the President only 13% showed negative criticism of his call for a bipartisan debt ceiling bill, yet he lost some 37,000 users.
Here’s a progress chart that shows how quickly the President was losing supporters: [Read more…]