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Facebook releases data on users and political issues by state

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Facebook has been collecting data since July of more than 20 million Facebook users to see what people care about in politics.

They analyzed the data and shared it with the Wall Street Journal to dig deeper into regions of each state and what issues are most important to them in the midterm elections.

150 million mentions of the elections were gathered and analyzed.  The data found in Wisconsin the economy and employment were the most talked about.

To view more data maps from the Wall Street Journal click here.

Read more about the data here from Facebook.





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