Data can inform policies, influence decisions, and identify what’s working (and what’s not). That’s true not just for social and economic policy, but for communications strategy as well.
What did the evidence tell us about our performance on social media this year? We've crunched the numbers and, according to the data, these are the tweets that most resonated with @urbaninstitute’s followers in 2015, ranked by engagement:
You know you're curious-- take a look at Obama's 1040: http://t.co/pJiyilFxUQ #taxday pic.twitter.com/M958cQoLVv— Urban Institute (@urbaninstitute) April 15, 2015
Interactive map: No matter where you live, there's not enough affordable rental #housing http://t.co/Q0Co6a1QnJ pic.twitter.com/2GU8hmknja— Urban Institute (@urbaninstitute) June 16, 2015
The average American worker earns less today than 40 years ago, reports @btschiller http://t.co/ZO9tJJ9jqu pic.twitter.com/rLkrJuBooM— Urban Institute (@urbaninstitute) September 28, 2015
.@RANDCorporation: Helping inmates pay for college could reduce incarceration http://t.co/NAr7bi4Das (via @hemdash) pic.twitter.com/lNRenNbX1u— Urban Institute (@urbaninstitute) July 31, 2015
Surviving the streets of #NYC: @MeredithDank on our new study on #LGBTQ youth & survival sex http://t.co/Zg9HFYvtMh pic.twitter.com/Ue5aSquNzR— Urban Institute (@urbaninstitute) February 28, 2015