Twitter, has launched an event page for the Gujarat Assembly elections 2012. There is real-time live streaming of tweets related to the election on the page that can be accessed by anyone, whether registered or not on the website.
The stream not only picks up tweets that include the hashtag #GujaratElections but it also picks up tweets and photos related to Gujarat Elections related keywords in the tweets even though they do not include the hashtag.
Influential handles like news sites, Gujarat Congress, BJP, Narendra Modia are listed as top users on the page.
Users can flip through the photos, opinions, discussions, updates about Gujarat Elections.
The Event Page for Gujarat Elections might also provide invaluable insights, data and the pulse of the people through their tweets. It indicates the sentiments of the people in true sense.
The use of twitter has increased manifold in the Indian Political Scenario. Indian politicians have been continually using Social Media platforms to communicate instantly with thousands of people.
Narendra Modi, one of the most active politicians on Social Media with a huge online community has been continuously innovating on Digital platforms with Google Hangout and 3D projection Technology. The Gujarat Elections have set a new benchmark for Social Media innovations!
Considering the growth of Social Media in India, Twitter had also set up an exclusive events page for #Diwali.