Politweets

Social Media Tracker for the US 2016 Presidential Elections

Brian Kim

Data Scientist · Software Engineer

#COMPLICATED

#BORING

#BIASED

#social

#automated
#simple

POLITWEETS

· Twitter Trend Analysis for Potential    

  Candidates

· Topic, Sentiment and 

    Location  analysis

· Fully automated realtime updates

#social

STREAMING API

#automated

#simple

 

 

 

#beautiful

 

 

 

Challenge #1

Twitter Streaming API Location Tracking

(40.7127° N, 74.0059° W)

3,143 Counties

Unsupervised Nearest

Neighbors Learning Model

· Custom Twitter Streaming API Module

· Cached KD Tree from Scikit Learn

· Real time with NO LAG

Challenge #2

Twitter Streaming API Low Tweet Count

Lack of Tweets

in

Low Population Areas

Bayesian Bootstrapping

Intelligently and accurately boosting tweet counts

and reliably estimating sentiment

 

Challenge #3

Twitter Streaming API

Sentiment and Topic Analysis

Sentiment Analysis

Topic Analysis

VADER

(Valence Aware

Dictionary and

sEntiment Reasoner) 

 

LIVE DEMO

Politweets

Politweets

By briamkin

Politweets

Presentation for my final project with Metis. It is a web app called Politweets that keeps track of the twitter trends of 2016 Presidential Candidates along with basic sentiment and topicality analysis by location.

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