Joint Non-negative Matrix Factorization for Learning Ideological Leaning on Twitter

@inproceedings{Lahoti2018JointNM,
  title={Joint Non-negative Matrix Factorization for Learning Ideological Leaning on Twitter},
  author={Preethi Lahoti and Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella and Aristides Gionis},
  booktitle={WSDM},
  year={2018}
}
People are shifting from traditional news sources to online news at an incredibly fast rate. However, the technology behind online news consumption promotes content that confirms the users» existing point of view. This phenomenon has led to polarization of opinions and intolerance towards opposing views. Thus, a key problem is to model information filter bubbles on social media and design methods to eliminate them. In this paper, we use a machine-learning approach to learn a liberal… CONTINUE READING