November 2, 2014

USA TODAY launches Twitter Political Issues Index

USA TODAY and Twitter have partnered to launch the USA TODAY/Twitter Political Issues Index, an interactive visualization of political tweets about a range of key issues.

The index uses issue "frames" built by Twitter to capture the most relevant terms in tweets that appear to be political in nature. For example, if a user tweets, "I went to the doctor today," it would not be counted among the political tweets for the index. But if the user tweeted, "I went to the doctor — Obamacare," it would be counted as a political tweet.

Read more...  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/10/28/usa-today-twitter-political-issues-index/17980719/

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