The LDV Friday Five: 23 April 2010

It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock. Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. Poll surge continues: is this 2003 or 1974? (43) by Mark Pack
2. Dear Labour Party, You’re messing with my head (11) by Stephen Tall
3. The Second Leaders’ Debate: live-blog and live-chat (21) by Stephen Tall
4. Daily Mail: big boost for Lib Dems in poll – but editorial line even more striking (29) by Mark Pack
5. Torygraph smears Clegg: is this the best the rightwing press can do? (45)by Stephen Tall

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

Most bizarre election story
Virals and imprints?
The Clegg factor
Immigration Policy
Eruption to Disrupt?

5 featured groups on ACT

1. Vote Labservative!
2. Debate Nights
3. Bring Back Sue
4. Liberal Youth
5. Act Creative

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. purdah period
2. lib dems
3. colin firth lib dem
4. prime ministerial debates
5. andrew lewin

(The long tail, by the way, contains a fair bit of “last lib dem prime minister”, “bpix”, “iagreewithnick” and of course, “nick clegg favourite biscuit”)

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @strmrgn Voting Lib Dem will give you fair taxes, a fair start for children, a green economy & reform of our political system
>> @alexfolkes Nick Clegg just described #nickcleggsfault as one of his two best moments of campaign so far
>> @DrEvanHarris You mean give them *thyme* and some butter for spicy latkes RT @EvansMother Don’t worry?!? Did anyone throw eggs at you yet? Give them time.
>> @CatTurner Smear backfire: record-breaking day for @libdems online donations #nickcleggsfault via @ibrahimtaguri
>> @stephmog The british press is actually going to civil war, isn’t it? What a week… history in the making, whatever the result.

If you are a Lib Dem who tweets, and would like to be added to Ryan’s Lib Dem Tweets aggregator, drop him an email at [email protected]

That’s it from the LDV Friday Five. Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1…

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