Twitter users blast President Obama's speech

The Twitter-sphere has not been kind to President Obama following his State of the Union speech last night.

The Twitter-sphere has not been kind to President Obama following his State of the Union speech last night.

Of 389,361 mentions and 179,567 opinions tweeted, 56% were negative about President Obama's speech and policy points. Of the negative tweets, 32% were generally negative while 7% focused on his talking points about energy and innovation, and 6% on education reform.

The analysis was conducted by social media monitoring and measurement shop Crimson Hexagon.

Despite all the rhetoric for bipartisanship, a majority of social media chatters weren't sold on the idea that Democrats and Republicans sit mixed amongst each other as they did.

Heading into the speech, strategic communications agency Powell Tate, using the Crimson Hexagon platform, analyzed social media conversations on this issue.

By Monday, 65% of 1,784 opinions expressed on sites including Twitter, blogs, and Facebook, were negative toward the idea. Twenty percent thought it is a good idea, and 16% said it was just a spectacle.

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