A tweet consumers' look at Twitter trends
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|A tweet consumers' look at Twitter trends|
|Authors:||Thomas Steiner, Arnaud Brousseau, Raphaël Troncy|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the ESWC2011 Workshop on 'Making Sense of Microposts': Big things come in small packages 718 in CEUR Workshop Proceedings : 2011 May|
|Editors:||Matthew Rowe, Milan Stankovic, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Mariann Hardey|
|Meeting:||Making Sense of Microposts|
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|Restricted:||DTU Digital Library|
A tweet consumers' look at Twitter trends is a study on the how posts on Twitter are consumed (read).
They installed a Chrome extension on users Web browsers and used OpenCalais, Zemanta, AlchemyAPI and DBpedia spotlight for named entity extraction as well as Google Analytics. With these tools statistics could be displayed (on Google Analytics) on how many views were on specific named entities, e.g., "Twitter", "Facebook", "Ryan Giggs".
The extension is available from: