President Michael Bloomberg's potential candidacy has sunk in social media – where 62 percent of conversations about his 2020 goals are negative, according to digital analytics firm Zignal Labs.
In fact the most popular tweet tied with the news that the 77-year-old former mayor of New York City could join the tight-knit Democratic primary field from his rival Elizabeth Warren.
"Welcome to racing, @MikeBloomberg!" Warren tweeted on Thursday. ]
" If you are looking for policy plans that will make a huge difference for those who work and where they are most popular, start here," he wrote in a link to his "Calculator for The Billionaires" in which the wealthy uber can determine how much they will pay under his "Ultra-Millionaire Tax."
With a net worth of $ 50 billion, Bloomberg would pay $ 3 billion under Warren's plan.
Online Bloomberg is closer. linked to gun control and restrictions against the coal industry, according to Zignal Labs.
"Reddit is also pushing a massive portion of the online conversation around Bloomberg's announcement," a Zignal spokesperson said.