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Here to the convention thanks to a special partnership between Fox News and Twitter viewers at home.
Will -- they'll all get a chance to have their say on the performance of the big speakers here at the Republican National Convention starting.
Tonight Fox News bit -- -- politics editor Chris -- Walt is here to tell us how this all works student Chris.
An evening -- this is great isn't it because the people at home finally get to have their say.
Twitter will be monitoring the big moments tonight for this convention reps this convention and then for the Democrats next week this is good and it's a unique technology.
It analyzes the sentiment of Twitter users about political figures it gives them a score for their positive or negative tweets about them what does Twitter think of that.
So for example let's take a look at in Romney who has her big speech tonight.
This is how it works in Romney -- going into today.
He's almost 49 out of a hundred what it means is that -- out of all of the opinions expressed on Twitter about public figures.
-- Romney's -- -- better than almost half a pretty good score in the rough and tumble world of the Twitter verse.
But today she's almost four points below her average score.
And here's new -- New Jersey governor Chris Christie -- he's there just a little over 47 out of a hundred but he's running more than seven points behind today.
-- Democrats sounding off before the RNC party kicks off again tonight but again a pretty solid score.
What we expect to see is this Twitter traffic picks up during these speeches and Republicans are voicing their support scores for Christie in mrs.
Romney should rise maybe even dramatically.
But how much it rises will depend on what the viewers at home do.
So of course they can go to www.
-- they don't need -- that.
They don't need any special code they don't need anything they just go to Twitter say the name of the person and assess their opinions good bad for the other the -- rhythm pulls out.
And then we'll know the answer and -- give -- the score later on we'll have results we'll track it and if you're not on Twitter.
Yeah -- you go to foxnews.com will take your email you can put Chad and right there foxnews.com.
Go to the politics have we love.
All right interest and we'll -- -- Chris thank you you got.
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