Twitter and Facebook are always abuzz with the latest in news and controversy, and this past week was no exception. With a hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) underway on November 16th, the social media universe exploded with opinions on the controversial bill, so it was no surprise when it was picked as the topic for Saturday, November 19th’s Wall Street Journal Sentiment Tracker which is powered by NetBase. In the analysis of 9,000 posts on Facebook and Twitter about SOPA, an overwhelming 70% of online users wish to block the bill – compared to 3% who support SOPA and its goals. Here are a few more verbatim with further evidence of the incredibly passionate response:
Check out the infographic below – where do you fall?