A huge oil boom is ahead. The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world’s biggest oil producer before 2020, and will be energy independent 10 years later, according to a new forecast by the International Energy Agency.
There were an estimated 126 million voters in the 2012 election, down from 2008 and 2004 levels but higher than 2000.
Go to Mitt Romney’s Facebook page and hit refresh. He’s losing fans by the second. It’s an interesting phenomenon of politics in the digital age, and the Washington Post has a piece speculating on why it’s happening and what it means.
For more context, check out our earlier (pre-election) post on how many Facebook fans each candidate had.
The top 20 mentioned Facebook terms/phrases in the U.S. on Election Day.
The map is completely blue on the CNN-Facebook Election Insights, showing that President Obama is dominating the Facebook conversation across the United States.
Top 5 mentioned Facebook terms/phrases in the U.S. as of 11:30 p.m. ET.
Most-mentioned terms on Facebook in the U.S. between 3-9 p.m. ET.
According to National exit polls, more men say they voted for Romney, while more women say they voted for Obama. Younger voters skew toward Obama, while older voters skew toward Romney.
More people on Facebook are talking about Obama today than Romney. Obama is dominating the conversation in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Click through to dive into the data in real-time.
The top 10 most mentioned terms on Facebook in the U.S. are all related to the elections.
The five top trending Facebook terms in the U.S. within the last 12 hours are vote, Obama, Election Day, Romney and line. Obama is getting more than 105% more mentions than Romney.