The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony starts Friday, and issues at the major sporting event have helped to spark #SochiProblems.
From bathrooms with two toilets and no dividers to spray painting grass green, there’s a lot to ridicule.
— euronews (@euronews) February 5, 2014
My hotel room has no internet, no hot water, no curtains and no furniture. On the plus side, three of the four lights work. #Sochi2014
— jian ghomeshi (@jianghomeshi) February 5, 2014
— Mark Connolly (@MarkConnollyCBC) February 6, 2014
People have asked me what surprised me the most here in Sochi. It’s this. Without question … it’s … THIS. pic.twitter.com/1jj05FNdCP
— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) February 4, 2014
Today, Digimind shared new data collected around the hashtag from February 1 to February 6.
Based on the number of mentions, #SochiProblems is more popular than Team USA, Putin and the Opening Ceremony.
However, despite all the problems, sentiment around #Sochi2014 is very positive at 81 percent.
Here are the top five topics related to the Winter Olympics:
- Stray Dogs, which received over 22 percent more mentions than the Opening Ceremony
- Pressure, fueled by animal lovers requesting the release of two Orca whales allegedly on display
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics officially kick off February 7, and last through February 23.