Tiger’s Scandal: Tiger Woods mentions by day
Search Results by Day
12/8: Tiger’s mother in
law rushed into hospital
1600 increased after the
day Tiger issued his
1400 public statement
Total:19082 (11/21/2009 - 12/18/2009)
• Total result: 19,082
• Spike day: December 03rd, 2009
• Most mentions in: California and Washington
Where did the conversations occur?
Microblog Mainstream Blog Video/Photo Message Social Wiki
Sharing Board/Forum Network
Total of all 19082
SOCIAL MEDIA TYPE
Microblog: 37% Twitter is the leading share of voice, however,
Mainstream: 28% ~80% of tweets are links to videos, blogs or
Video/photo sharing: 9%
Forum: 8% Twitter being used more to spread news
Wiki and social network: 6%
Sample comments and sentiment
i look up to tiger woods now... cuz he's the man -
: “By cheating on his wife, especially in such a Well, at least Tiger has begun telling the truth, after
disgusting and complete way, Tiger has utterly a week of stonewalling!
spoiled the last sport that had generally been
considered a sport of gentlemen (and gentle
women, of course). After all, cheaters are cheaters.
Twitter sentiment for
“He is sorry, that is it? I don't care who you are, you Tiger Woods
don't cheat on your spouse, and just say sorry. That is
neutral negative positive
too easy. Committing adultery is the ultimate betrayal. I
don't care who you are. No one takes their vows serious 4%
Tiger Woods is the first person in
history to run his car into a hydrant
and set himself on fire
Strongly negative sentiment –
even the positives are suspect.
A porn film is being made about Tiger Woods'
recent transgressions entitled Tiger's Wood. Porn
companies = the underrated kings of satire.
Top Forums: CBS Sport Forum - Golf
20 combined Polls Sentiment
20 polls about Tiger Woods Affair, mainly about his performance for Neutral Negative Positive
next season and predicting his family situation. 4%
More Negative votes than Positive 29%
Poll Title Votes POS NEG NEU 67%
"I am still a friend, Tiger!" 40 25% 68% 8%
“Your opinion of Tiger Woods?” 51 38% 55% 8%
: “…I am still your friend, Tiger,
because of what you have done for
“Tiger's 2010 Golfing Performance/Competitiveness” 2 0% 100% 0%
golf, for the whole sporting industry,
“Tiger's "transgression" impact” 52 42% 58% 0% for the whole golf and sports
fraternity, for a good decade!
“ACCENTURE Drpos Tiger Woods...!!!!!” 4 0% 100% 0%
“Tiger cheated ____ times” 31 3% 97% 0% “Tiger probably will surpass Jack's 18
majors and Sam Snead's 82 PGA
“If TIGER's trysts FATHER any CHILDREN...will Elin” 6 17% 83% 0% Tour wins, but until he grows up and
displays the sportsmanship expected
of a true golfer, Jack will still be the
greatest golfer of all time.”
YouTube: Voicemail leaked
Most viewed video:
Total videos related: 156 Tiger Woods Voicemail Slow Jam Remix
Total comments: 7,157 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEko
Total views: 3,362,185 maBTppY
(1,235,221 views – 2017 comments)
“Voicemail” videos comments
Hey back off why don't you guys leave Tiger Sentiment
alone . He is the best athlete in the world . positive negative neutral
Very calm on the court and doesn't 3%
disrespect his opponents. (spades57) 8%
“Not only have I lost respect for tiger
because of his lack of moral guidelines, but 89%
I have also come the realization that he
really isn't that great of a golfer.
Most viewed YouTube video
Most viewed video is actually not from the U.S. PR efforts should be international
Total videos related: 28 Most viewed video:
Total comments: 1,660 【蘋果動新聞】伍茲深夜撞車 老婆破窗救夫 疑點重重
Total views: 3,111,170 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7i5FlC1MpkE
(2,337,534 views – 787 comments)
He's a great golfer but I don't care for him as a
person. I'd rather have someone with some class and Taiwanese animation videos
professionalism be considered the best at something, Comments Sentiment
not someone known for his infidelities. He's become
an embarrassment to the sport of golf, rather than a Pos Neg Neu
good ambassador that everyone thought he was. 4%
Tiger islittle rude elitist punk. He
deserves what he got…I have no 79%
respect for the billionaire punk
who needs to grow up. I hope Nike
and others dump him. I won't buy
Gender Sentiment: Elin hitting Tiger
Sentiment on the topic of Elin hitting Tiger
Male Sentiment From 1,143 opinions Female Sentiment
Neutral Negative Positive Neutral Negative Positive
Although negatives = positives for both genders, Women definitely have
an opinion on this subject. However, most men are neutral.
Gender Sentiment: Media
What do people think of all the attention? Who is more tired of Tiger news?
34% Tired of news
Tired but still concerned male
Media/Public has the right
Among the 19% who are really tired of
the news, male authors significantly
outnumber female ones.
Tiger Woods’ sponsors
Tiger Woods' brands conversations Tiger Woods w/Nike Sentiment
Positive Negative Neutral
Gillette 29% 10%
Total of 2,003 conversations talking about Tiger and his sponsors
•Conversations about Tag Heuer, Gillette and Accenture only grew after the companies made their
own official statements
•The story is different for Gatorade and Nike. These brands are mentioned as soon as the news
about Tiger appeared. Many of the conversations use the brand’s slogans “Just do it” and “Is it in
you?” to make jokes about the story.
•Elin using a non-Nike forged iron to hit Tiger caused even more jokes about Nike.
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Comparison of Brand mentions
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%
1/1 - 14/1 11/21 - 12/18
Brand mentions changing over time.
Electronic Arts recently put out a survey on what
customers thought about Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods and Nike
Nike Sentiment 11/21 - 12/18 Nike Sentiment 1/1 – 1/14
Nike mentions have decreased significantly, however,
opinionated conversations are growing.
From 11/21 -12/18: 29% of conversations talked about Tiger Woods and
From 1/1 – 1/14: Only 8% of conversations talking about Tiger Woods
Twitter Sentiment…Then and now?
Twitter Sentiment 11/21 - 12/18 Twitter Sentiment 1/1 – 1/14
29% Pos Neu
One month later, still highly negative. However, the percentage of positive
tweets increased due to Russell Simmons tweeting about Tiger Woods
donating to Haiti relief efforts. However, this news also caused an
increase in negative mentions as many people doubted (and snubbed)
Although it’s been one
month since the story It will take quite a
broke, public while for Tiger to
sentiment is still repair his image.
Former sponsors that Brands that continue
have distanced to associate with
themselves have Tiger still have an
returned to prior unusually high
brand sentiments. negative sentiment.
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