Can You Predict Popularity of News Before It Hits Twitter?
Can you predict popularity of news before it hits twitter?
Roja Bandari, Sitaram Asur and Bernardo Huberman from Hewlett-Packard published in "The Pulse of News in Social Media: Forecasting Popularity" that it's possible to know if your tweet will be a dud before you type the 140 characters.
In this study Hewlett-Packard Labs used a statistical model to rate the popularity of 40,000 news articles published during nine days in August 2011.
What do you think?Can Hewlett-Packard predict popularity of news before it hits twitter?
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