No, You Cannot Predict Elections with Twitter

  title={No, You Cannot Predict Elections with Twitter},
  author={Daniel Gayo-Avello},
  journal={IEEE Internet Computing},
I n 2006, I attended a series of seminars in Madrid at which Isabel Aguilera, Google's managing director for Spain and Portugal at the time, was going to deliver an invited speech. According to one organizer, Aguilera told them in petit comité that at Google, they'd known beforehand the winner of the Real Madrid Club de Fútbol elections. Unlike most professional football clubs in Spain, Real Madrid is member-owned and operated , so it periodically elects a club president. The elections were… CONTINUE READING
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