We learn from our mistakes: how to make better predictions from tweets (Phys.org)

Phys.org: We learn from our mistakes: how to make better predictions from tweets. “Social media is viewed as a potential goldmine of information. The key is to work out how to mine this abundant source of public sentiment. Linking social media sentiment with human behaviour is a relatively new and evolving field of study. It has a lot of potential – we successfully used it to predict the result of the 2016 US election. But we got it wrong with Australia’s same-sex marriage survey, and here’s why.”

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