'Fiscal cliff' mentioned 1.4 million times on Twitter

The impending "fiscal cliff" has been a cause for discussion across the US and has been mentioned on Twitter 1.4 million times in the last month, according to the Twitter government and politics team:

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1.4 million: the number of Twitter mentions for #fiscalcliff and "fiscal cliff" in the last 30 days with one-third in the last week.

For more on the tax rises and spending cuts that make up the "fiscal cliff" click here.

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