Who's hot, and who's not?!?
ParaBotS' natural language processing sofware knows everything about all the
leading news and opinion websites. What is being said on them?
And about whom?
Sentences convey emotions. Every day on the Internet people write millions of
sentences about one another, about the products they use, how they feel about
certain companies, about politicians, etcetera, etcetera. So everyday millions
of emotions are being ventilated through the Internet.
But what exactly is being said? What is Internet's Vox Populi today?!?
By using natural language processing techniques ParaBotS' Vox-pop.nl
application is able to figure out what is being said in a sentence. Whether the
message is positive or negative. By doing so for all the sentences on the
thousands of pages it monitors everyday, Vox-pop.nl is able to capture
the general opinion.
Vox-pop.nl is also available as a small widget that people can embed on their
website, their iGoogle homepage, Facebook, etcetera.
For a number of categories it shows the 5 persons (or companies, or products)
that were talked about either most positively or negatively that day. Plus the
position they had yesterday.
The longer the green bar, the more positive the sentences were that were found
about the topic. The longer the red bar is, the more negative these sentences
As the Internet is a large place, and people in general need not necessarily
agree with each other, it can happen of course that something has both a large
green bar, and a large red bar. So people were both very positive and very
negative about it. That could be something controversial...