Text mining in action: Analyzing Twitter data for Democratic General Elections (BETA Version)

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Text mining in action: Analyzing Twitter data for Democratic General Elections (BETA Version)

with Keshev Kulkarni

Audience:
beginners

Time to complete:
1.5 hours

Available in:
English

In the last two decades the world has seen an incredible shift in text media from print-based to web-based

  • Literature has been made increasingly available online through resources like Google Books, Project Gutenberg, etc.
  • News organizations have responded by providing online resources with real-time newsfeeds
  • Social Media has become ubiquitous and enables an unprecedented access to the thoughts and opinions of ordinary people
  • What does this mean for us as data scientists? – More data!
    – More easily accessible data!
    – More opportunities for valuable analysis