Though three of the largest mass shootings in modern American history happened in the past two years, Americans aren’t always thinking about gun control.
After Feb. 14 shooting at Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people, things have changed
Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, Nate Silver demonstrates:
So far, Parkland is *not* fading from the news the way that mass shootings usually do. (The graph shows Google searches for the term “gun control”.) The students speaking out makes a pretty big difference. pic.twitter.com/8IcJuJ6yTS
— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) 18 Şubat 2018
Just after the massacres, search of “gun control” in google. However people lose interest after a few days.
Here are tha search results of Las Vegas massacre
After Pulse Nightclub Massacre
After Virginia Tech
After Newtown Massacre