Establishing News Credibility using Sentiment Analysis on Twitter

Zareen Sharf, Zakia Jalil, Wajiha Amir, Nudrat Siddiqui
2019 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
The widespread use of Internet has resulted in a massive number of websites, blogs and forums. People can easily discuss with each other about different topics and products, and can leave reviews to help out others. This automatically leads to a necessity of having a system that may automatically extract opinions from those comments or reviews to perform a strong analysis. So, it may help out businesses to know the opinions of people about their products/services so they can make further
more » ... ments. Sentiment Analysis or Opinion Mining is the system that intelligently performs classification of sentiments by extracting those opinions or sentiments from the given text (or comments or reviews). This paper presents a thorough research work carried out on tweets' sentiment analysis. An area-specific analysis is done to determine the polarity of extracted tweets for make an automatic classification that what recent news people have liked or disliked. The research is further extended to perform retweet analysis to describe the re-distribution of reactions on a specific twitter post (or tweet).
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2019.0100927 fatcat:a72n2hxzbvgozerfx5ixz3as7i