Posts tagged sentiment analysis
This Art Exhibit Turns Tweets Into A Beautiful Sphere Of Emotion

With 350,000 tweets sent every minute, it's impossible to keep track of all the emotions every Twitter user conveys. The Fuse Studio want to change that with an art installation named "Amygdala," which crunches up to 30 tweets per second and visually translates each into one of six emotions: Happiness, anger, sadness, disgust, amazement or fear.

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Sadness is the new Twitter trend, university study shows

Over time, users of Twitter have become less happy and more sad in their communicae, according to a study by University of Vermont researchers, who got published in science journal PLoS.

Data was collected via tracking a vast amount of keywords with differing types of sentiment (some happy, some neutral, others not so happy).   These words ranged from your everyday sentence connectives to more emotive cases like "pancakes" or "suicide."  With this, researchers could calculate the gross domestic happiness amongst Twitter users.

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