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Presidential Politics Data Series

Can Twitter Give Us Insight Into the 2016 Presidential Election?

Late last month, our friends at Cognovi Labs made headlines in TechCrunch because it seemed their social media analysis of the #Brexit conversation on Twitter was able to accurately predict the outcome of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. They ran the analysis using Twitris, a technology developed across campus at Kno.e.sis. So we at the Applied Policy Research Institute are wondering if it has the same insight into the Presidential Election, especially as we ramp up for the #WrightStateDebate in September.
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