How can machine learning algorithms find drunk Twitter users?

Using Twitter to follow trends is nothing new; the social media platform is known for actively tracking popular topics and highlighting them on its website. But a new algorithm may be able to detect a different type of pattern among its users: drinking habits.Twitter keeps track of what its users post, when they post, and where they post from, and with that data a team of University of Rochester researchers was able to develop a method for evaluating how and where Twitter users drink alcohol.“Analysis of Twitter has become a widespread approach for geo-spatial studies of human behavior, such as alcohol consumption and exercise, and human latent states, such as sickness and depression,” the researchers wrote in a summary of their study.“However, nearly all prior work … does not attempt…


Link to Full Article: How can machine learning algorithms find drunk Twitter users?

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Join Our Newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates about homeAI.info and the Informed.AI Network of AI related websites which includes Events.AI, Neurons.AI, Awards.AI, and Vocation.AI

You have Successfully Subscribed!