The 2013 International CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) kicked off today, January 8, in Las Vegas, NV. At this popular, long-running trade show, electronics companies showcase their most notable upcoming projects and products. Here at Topsy, we’re following the CES discussion on Twitter to keep you up to date on which gadgets were hot topics on the social Web.
The first chart below is a minute-by-minute graph of Twitter activity for the show’s official hashtag, #2013CES, as well as two related unofficial hashtags (#CES, #CES2013). The five major peaks in tweets-per-minute are highlighted, and they are matched with the top tweet at each timepoint (below the chart):
— Katy Finneran (@KatyFinneran) January 8, 2013
— Wired (@wired) January 8, 2013
— CNET (@CNET) January 8, 2013
We also put together a list of the top 5 gadgets and companies from #CES 2013 being tweeted about today. (We do this with our Related Terms algorithm, which sifts through tweets and gives a weighted score for each term connected to our query terms, #2013CES, #CES, and #CES2013). They are:
1.) paperTab (by Plastic Logic)
2.) Edge gaming laptop (by Razer)
3.) Steambox (by Valve)
4.) 20-inch 4K tablet (by Panasonic)
5.) 4k OLED TV (by Panasonic)
Check back at the Topsy blog tomorrow for Twitter updates from Day 2 of CES 2013!