Is Twitter a good enough social sensor for sports TV?

  title={Is Twitter a good enough social sensor for sports TV?},
  author={Venu Vasudevan and Jehan Wickramasuriya and Siqi Zhao and Lin Zhong},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops)},
The globalization of TV programming (especially in the Sports and Reality segments) is leading to a bewildering amount of choice for TV watchers. The social currency around knowing what's happening in these programs as they happen combined with notable undulations in the interestingness of these programs leads to a navigation problem for the TV watcher. The pervasive use of Twitter in conjunction with TV watching makes it a potential sensor for real-time TV, and therefore a building block in… CONTINUE READING


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