Yes, I admit I was one of the millions and millions obsessively refreshing FiveThirtyEight.com every…minute. As much as I still mourn the outcome, I’m overwhelmingly proud and honored to work for the same company that accomplished this feat. Kudos to my colleagues on the VIP team for keeping America and the world informed and enabling that maddening obsession on the biggest night of the year.
There were mixed feelings on the VIP team last week, when a joke about one of our clients went viral.
Reports of obsessive refreshing of the US election predictions on Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight site, hosted on WordPress.com VIP, began to appear in late October. As Election Day got ever closer, things reached fever pitch.
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