Romney Won The Debate: USC’s Social Media Crystal Ball Knows It

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http://techcrunch.com – Romney ended the night as the undisputed champion of last night’s talking-point ping pong (er, “debate”). A post-event poll by CNN showed a Grand Canyon-size 2:1 gap among viewers in favor of Romney’s performance. But the big victory of the night may have gone to the University of Southern California for an experimental new social media monitoring tool, which showed a similar gap in the sentiment of tweets after the broadcast. Until now, attempts at deciphering public opinion from the young, liberally biased universe of social media have been dismal failures, but th (IT news)