Facebook, Twitter, Skype Storm RNC
Social media has infiltrated the Republican National Convention.
Facebook LIVE Studio
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is taking politics to a new level. The sky-high LIVE studio is up and running. While the core business remains hot with 8.5 million people in the U.S. generating 28.6 million likes, posts, comments and shares on the conventions as well as the candidates, as detailed by the company.
Facebook Instagram in Tandem
Don't waste time, know your #hashtags. For all/anything convention use #RNCinCLE to be part of the social media conversation on Facebook and Instagram.
Twitter Still Relevant, Despite Stock Collapse
Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) may be getting slammed by investors, the stock has lost 48% of its value over the past 12-months, but that isn't stopping the blue bird from tweeting out the news and setting the trending keywords for the #election2016 conversation.
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is happy about is Skype capabilities. Politicos can head into the booth to connect so to speak. The RNC conincides with the tech-giant's earnings released late Tuesday. Fourth-quarter revenue was $20.6B while the company earned $0.69 per share beating Wall Street expectations. The stock is little changed this year but is expected to get a boost during Wednesday trading session.