Enthusiasm and support: alternative sentiment classification for social movements on social media

@inproceedings{Mishra2014EnthusiasmAS,
  title={Enthusiasm and support: alternative sentiment classification for social movements on social media},
  author={Shubhanshu Mishra and Sneha Agarwal and Jinlong Guo and Kirstin C. Phelps and Johna Picco and Jana Diesner},
  booktitle={WebSci},
  year={2014}
}
We present a novel sentiment classifier particularly designed for modeling and analyzing social movements; capturing levels of support (supportive versus non-supportive) and degrees of enthusiasm (enthusiastic versus passive). The resulting computational solution can help organizations involved with social causes to disseminate messages in a more informed and effective fashion; potentially leading to greater impact. Our findings suggest that enthusiastic and supportive tweets are more prevalent… CONTINUE READING