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Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol Wordcloud

29 August 2014

Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol Wordcloud

Following last nights leaders debate on TV One between John Key and David Cunliffe, the data insight organisation Qrious collected all tweets that used the hashtag #nzpol from approximately the last 24 hours to produce this wordcloud.

After extracting all the words from a base of around a thousand tweets we counted the number of times each word was used and display the words in the graphic with the height of the text representing the number of times the word was used. Only words used 5 or more times are displayed and retweets are counted as multiple uses of the words.

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