Using the amazing trendmap tool to draw some conclusions of the political life of the UK the day after historic strong showings by UKIP.
Ukip makes huge gains in local government elections gu.com/p/3ft3m/tf
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) May 3, 2013
Point 1: The UK is talking about UKIP. References to UKIP in tweets are distributed in all the major population centres in the UK. The UK is a buzz about UKIP. So we know people are talking about it all over the UK.
Point 2: Labour is doing well, but is being overwhelmed by buzz for UKIP.
Point 3: The Tory party is a much less popular subject on twitter and the UKIP returns dominate people's attention.
Point 4: UKIP seems to be the main thing people in the UK are talking about today.