While all this crisis and Cyprus bail out was this week we where tracking down all the data regarding people using social media to communicate and share their concerns and ideas.
Cyprus as you might all know trended on Twitter for 5 days in a row.
There are About 564,000,000 results (0.13 seconds) on google regarding Cyprus Bailout!
As all my previous comments regarding twitter remain the same, people in Cyprus use and know twitter. Previously on my speech at University Of Nicosia, last wednesday when i asked people to raise hands who used twitter, 90% of people raised there hand. To be honest thru my mind I had comments that I hear a lot from business people that people in Cyprus don’t use twitter. And of course there are wrong. Based on vivid network previous survey and a small example in University Of Nicosia, people USE twitter. I believe the problem is that people just don’t know what to write on Twitter.
Below you can see three trends: Κύπρου, Chipre and Cyprus.Yes It’s global trends on Twitter, from 10 global trends Cyprus had the three!
Here is another day that Κύπρου trended globally:
Here are two more trends: Cyprus and Chipre!
Here is the third day that Cyprus Trends:
There where many websites as we could see from the above screen shot on Google that mentioned Cyprus Bailout.
And even today, Monday 25th March Cyprus trends again, which I believe is the last day:
My point is that in Cyprus, people have to understand and not underestimate the power of social media. People have a voice and they are online.
People need a reason to tweet ( regarding twitter ). I hope this article helps you understand the power of Twitter and the web.
I’m a positive person and i believe now we all can make a new fresh beginning . Be creative, use social media and engage online!
I believe people will not be telling me again that in Cyprus people don’t use twitter!
Share with me your thoughts via Twitter or comments below 🙂