Tag: Twitter

Vive la République et Vive la France!

Analyzing English and French tweets during the election weekend using Rapidminer and Rosette After the surprising results of the U.S. presidential election and the UK “Brexit” vote, many expected another populist upset in France’s recent election. As we now know, Emmanuel Macron of En Marche! defeated populist candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front. […]

Are Positive or Negative Tweets More “Retweetable” in Brazilian Politics?

Spotlight on our Data Scientist Challenge Winner from the Rosette API Academic Program This winter, Basis Technology held a Data Scientist Challenge to encourage students in the Rosette API Academic Program to use both Rosette API and Rapidminer Studio in the data analytics project of their choice. The aim was to showcase how easy it can be […]

Not-So-Cheap Talk: Stocks Move Nearly 10% When Trump’s Tweets Mention Executives

Prattle is a Fintech innovator whose system started by forecasting market reactions to central bank communications. As a member of the Basis Technology startup program Prattle uses Rosette entity extraction to detect the speakers in central bank communications. They’ve since expanded to power analyses like the blog post below: Despite what the financial press might […]

Once more, with feeling, Pats Nation!

Rosette API with RapidMiner investigates Twitterverse sentiment surrounding Super Bowl LI As a Boston area company, you can imagine how proud and excited our staff was at the end of Super Bowl LI on Sunday night! Despite tough competition, the New England Patriots did their job, so today we do ours: helping you extract meaningful […]

Playing Santa Claus to Twitter’s Wishlist with Rosette

In the ubiquitous words of Mariah Carey, “All I Want for Christmas is You,” but what else is the Twitter-verse asking for this holiday season? With just a few days left before the holiday, we here at Rosette thought it would be fun to take a look. We compiled multilingual Christmas requests by collecting tweets […]

Is the 2016 presidential campaign as negative as it feels?

2016 has been called the most contentious presidential campaign in US history. Is it? Rosette takes the sentiment temperature on Twitter to find out. Fervor on social media is peaking as both candidates’ approval ratings are at record breaking lows. If you’re active on any major social network, you’ve seen the surge of heated political […]

The Hype of Sentiment Analysis: a cautionary tale

Since attending Sentiment Analysis Symposium last month, we’ve been musing on where we see sentiment-focused text analytics headed next. While we’re excited by industry innovation so far, there’s still a few areas where current offerings are lagging behind the hype. Sentiment analysis can be an incredibly powerful tool, but only when applied to the right […]