AAAI Publications, Eighth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Magnet News: You Choose the Polarity of What You Read
Julio Cesar Soares dos Reis, Pollyanna Gonçalves, Pedro Olmo, Raquel Prates, Fabrício Benevenuto

Last modified: 2014-05-16


When was the last time you read a newspaper and was bombarded with articles you would rather not  see? Current news media shows massive number of news every day. But from tragedies to happy stories, people might want to choose to read only those articles that fit their current mood. The purpose of this project is to present the Magnet News, a Web tool in which users can choose if they want to see positive or negative news. Our system monitors the sentiment of news from important newspapers using the SentiStrength, a sentiment method proposed by literature that has been proved to be efficient in previous analysis.


Sentiment analisys; Web aplicattion; Measurement

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