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Samepoint Ranks America's Most Social Mayors; San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Tops the List

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2010 — Samepoint, LLC, the leading search engine for finding and tracking consumer-generated opinions across the social web, today issued a study on the most socially active mayors in the country, naming San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom as the country's number one online connected mayor. Samepoint analyzed fans and followers across Facebook and Twitter to derive its rankings.

The study covers the 100 largest US cities, however, the majority are not from the top 10 largest cities.  In fact, the 2nd most social mayor, Cory Booker, is from Newark, ranked 68th. The only Mayor from a top 5 city was Michael Bloomberg of NYC, ranked 4th.

Following is a breakdown of the top 10 most social mayors:

Name Twitter Alias City

City Size Ranking

Social Ranking
Gavin Newsom GavinNewsom San Francisco 12 1
Cory Booker Corybooker Newark 68 2
Mufi Hannemann MufiHannemann Honolulu 49 3
Mike Bloomberg mikebloomberg New York 1 4
Sam Adams MayorSamAdams Portland 29 5
Annise Parker Anniseparker Houston 4 6
Antonio Villaraigosa Villaraigosa Los Angeles 2 7
Kevin Johnson KJ_MayorJohnson Sacramento 37 8
RT Rybak MayorRTRybak Minneapolis 47 9
Kasim Reed KasimReed Atlanta 33 10

Samepoint's social media platform indexes tens of millions of sources, including Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Digg, blogs, message boards, review sites, podcasts and more. The company also offers an API to provide companies with access to its data.

According to Kwasi Fraser, Samepoint COO, "As politicians begin to leverage social networking and social media technologies to engage supporters, those who succeed today on a local level might be tomorrow's national leaders."

For a complete copy of Samepoint's top socially connected Mayors report, please contact Email.

Samepoint searches the deep social web to discover what people are talking about. The company's web site,, is the leading online reputation management search site. Samepoint offers a full range of data services to organizations looking to tap into online conversation marketing. For more information, visit the company's corporate web site at or contact us at 1.877.521.5635 or Email.


Richard Krueger
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