What Did Americans Think of the Pope’s Visit? Sentiment on 35K+ Twitter Posts Released
Social Media Today, October 20, 2015
– Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States was both historic and captivating. For more than a week it was the topic on nearly every news outlet as well as dominating social media. Americans of all beliefs took to social media, particularly Twitter, to express and share their sentiments, reactions and emotions over the Pope’s visit. How did Americans respond to the Pope’s visit? Was there an overall theme or dominant emotion displayed? Did Pope Francis say anything that particularly resonated with Americans?