30 October 2018

MEPs on Twitter #4: the Italian budget row

The first insight from this week's monitoring is that the absolute number of tweets followed a declining trajectory, following the EP plenary days (22-25th of October). This signals a strong effect of the monthly gathering in Strasbourg on MEPs' Twitter activity.

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«Looking at the interactions-per-citizen ratio, people tweeting from smaller countries, such as Cyprus, Malta and Hungary, emerged as the most active in retweeting and replying to MEPs of different nationalities rather than their own. »