Identification of Good and Bad News on Twitter

  title={Identification of Good and Bad News on Twitter},
  author={Piush Aggarwal and Ahmet Aker},
  booktitle={Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing},
Social media plays a great role in news dissemination which includes good and bad news. However, studies show that news, in general, has a significant impact on our mental stature and that this influence is more in bad news. An ideal situation would be that we have a tool that can help to filter out the type of news we do not want to consume. In this paper, we provide the basis for such a tool. In our work, we focus on Twitter. We release a manually annotated dataset containing 6,853 tweets… 

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