Hillary Clinton’s presidential announcement was the talk of the media Sunday and Monday, and also took social media by storm.
The new presidential candidate joined Facebook, garnering 2.1 million video views for her presidential launch video, Facebook told TheWrap.
Her page has attracted over 600,000 likes in less than 24 hours; in the 24 hour period between 12:01 a.m. ET Sunday and 12:01 a.m. ET Monday, 4.7 million Facebook users in the U.S. produced 10.1 million interactions—likes, posts, comments, shares—related to Hillary Clinton and her announcement.
By comparison, in the same time period, Ted Cruz sparked 5.5 million interactions after his presidential announcement while Rand Paul drew 1.9 million interactions.
The top states talking about Hillary are Washington, D.C., Arkansas, West Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois.
And Clinton is also leveraging Twitter in the early stages of her campaign as she hits the road.
Road trip! Loaded the van & set off for IA. Met a great family when we stopped this afternoon. Many more to come. -H pic.twitter.com/5Va7zeR8RP
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) April 13, 2015