French presidential election: New tool helps to make sense of Twitter data (Radio France Internationale)

From Radio France Internationale: French presidential election: New tool helps to make sense of Twitter data. “Social networks have become an integral part of modern politics, with Twitter emerging as the favourite. Politicians the world over use the micro-messaging service to directly connect with the general public and to air their views on different topics. This interaction generates vast amount of data on a daily basis. With the French Presidential election just around the corner, a Paris-based institute has now launched a platform that enables internet users to make sense of the vast election-related data generated on the micro-blogging and messaging site.”