Find a topic that a lot of people care about, and you'll find a great pool of data for social media analysis companies to use in a demonstration of their work. Over the last few years, we've seen examples based on Super Bowl ads, American Idol, and national elections. Now it's healthcare reform in the US, where discussions are—uh, generously seasoned with sentiment. Just the thing to show off your analysis chops.
Here's what's shown up so far:
- Obama Health Care Speech: What Did Twitter Think? (Crimson Hexagon)
- Reactions to Obama’s Health Care Speech to Congress (Echometrix)
- How Obama lost the healthcare debate online (Market Sentinel)
- Healthcare debate analysis (MotiveQuest)
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