Nautilus: The Euclidean Metrics of Trump’s Twitter Account

Nautilus: The Euclidean Metrics of Trump’s Twitter Account. “Using simple linguistic criteria such as these in combination with an array of sentiment lexicons, James Pennebaker and his team at the University of Texas have developed a sentiment tool, linguistic inquiry and word count (LIWC) that can quantify an author’s personality along a range of dimensions, including positivity, anxiety, depression, anger, affability, social engagement, arrogance, enthusiasm, logicality, topicality, and self-absorption. An online version…allows users to affectively profile a Twitter personality of their choosing by entering the corresponding Twitter handle.”

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