The Social Media section provides innovative insights into the political attitudes and trends shaping the European Union, as seen through the lenses of social media analysis. EuVisions collects and analyzes data from social networking platforms to offer up to date information and research on political actors and public opinion about events and debates related to the European integration process.
Judging from the political debate on Twitter, the discussion about the European Union was not at the core of the German electoral campaign. However, surprisingly, mainstream parties demonstrated to be more capable than Eurosceptic ones to lead discussions on Europe.
We looked at how the European Twittersphere reacted to the Catalan Referendum in the first few weeks after the vote. From the results, it seems that the European Union (EU) was given an important role in these events.