Dashboard of Sentiment in Austrian Social Media During COVID-19

@article{Pellert2020DashboardOS,
  title={Dashboard of Sentiment in Austrian Social Media During COVID-19},
  author={Max Pellert and Jana Lasser and Hannah Metzler and David Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Frontiers in Big Data},
  year={2020},
  volume={3}
}
To track online emotional expressions on social media platforms close to real-time during the COVID-19 pandemic, we built a self-updating monitor of emotion dynamics using digital traces from three different data sources in Austria. This allows decision makers and the interested public to assess dynamics of sentiment online during the pandemic. We used web scraping and API access to retrieve data from the news platform derstandard.at, Twitter, and a chat platform for students. We documented the… 

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