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A Genetic Algorithm to Optimize a Tweet for Retweetability

  title={A Genetic Algorithm to Optimize a Tweet for Retweetability},
  author={Ronald Hochreiter and Christoph Waldhauser},
Twitter is a popular microblogging platform. When users send out messages, other users have the ability to forward these messages to their own subgraph. Most research focuses on increasing retweetability from a node's perspective. Here, we center on improving message style to increase the chance of a message being forwarded. To this end, we simulate an artificial Twitter-like network with nodes deciding deterministically on retweeting a message or not. A genetic algorithm is used to optimize… 

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