Detecting controversial events from twitter

Ana-Maria Popescu, Marco Pennacchiotti
2010 Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '10  
Social media provides researchers with continuously updated information about developments of interest to large audiences. This paper addresses the task of identifying controversial events using Twitter as a starting point: we propose 3 models for this task and report encouraging initial results.
doi:10.1145/1871437.1871751 dblp:conf/cikm/PopescuP10 fatcat:derhqioak5eelg7tejohcxj4ee