Twitter data crunching: The new crystal ball

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 18:30 in Physics & Chemistry

Scientists have demonstrated that the elimination of contestants in TV talent shows based on public voting, such as American Idol, can be anticipated. They unveiled the predictive power of microblogging Twitter signals -- used as a proxy for the general preference of an audience -- in a recent study.

Read the whole article on Science Daily

More from Science Daily

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net