The Apple iPhone5 and Social Media Buzz

The biggest news this week in technology was Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone 5.  For months, the public has been speculating, guessing, and gossiping about what the new features and phone will look like.  And this past Wednesday when it was all finally revealed the social media world was all abuzz with comments and opinions.  Just to illustrate how big of an forum social media is and how it can be harnessed to gain insight into something, here is an infographic from TayKey that shows how the online community felt about the new iPhone 5 by looking at the volume of traffic and sentiment of the traffic during the iPhone 5 release announcement.