UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY. 25 th April 2011. CMSC 601 – Research Skills. Analysis of Twitter Data. NIKHIL PURANIK. Image adopted from slides by Akshay Java. A Bird’s Eye View: Twitter is a micro blogging website.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY
25th April 2011
CMSC 601 – Research Skills
Analysis of Twitter Data
Image adopted from slides by Akshay Java
A Bird’s Eye View:
Twitter is a micro blogging website.
Used by millions of people all over the world
A big repository for real time information
Twitter asks the question :“what is happening?”
The user enters the information in 140 characters or less.
This information can be anything , what is on user’s mind,
opinions about a topic, political views, reactions about events.
Tweets – Are they really useful??
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