Discussions surrounding the European Union (#EU) and Europe (#Europe) dominated the online conversations on day one of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. These emerging themes were strongly influenced by David Cameron’s speech, which addressed the potential of a referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union. The Twitterverse responded boldly, demonstrating strong views on both sides of the discussion.
The rest of the world participated in a much different discussion, sharing thoughts and insights on broader topics including education and investment in #Africa, as well financial reforms in #Russia.
Both conversations demonstrate very interesting revelations about what individuals feel are important economic trends that should take priority in a global discussion between world leaders.
What issues do you feel should be at the forefront of this global economic discussion?
World Economic Forum Live streams the online conversations and real-time emerging themes developing on the ground in Davos, and generated through Twitter. Use the “filter” feature to search tweets based on keywords, content categories (articles, images, and video) as well as delegate type (from media and journalists, to technology leaders, public figures, social entrepreneurs, and WEF representatives).
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