The power of prediction with social media

@article{Schoen2013ThePO,
  title={The power of prediction with social media},
  author={Harald Schoen and Daniel Gayo-Avello and Panagiotis Takis Metaxas and Eni Mustafaraj and Markus Strohmaier and Peter A. Gloor},
  journal={Internet Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={528-543}
}
Social media today provide an impressive amount of data about users and their societal interactions, thereby offering computer and social scientists, economists, and statisticians – among others– many new opportunities for research exploration. Arguably, one of the most interesting lines of work is that of predicting future events and developments based on social media data, as we have recently seen in the areas of politics, finance, entertainment, market demands, health, etc. In fact, an… CONTINUE READING
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