Sentiment analysis applied to Twitter data provides timely insights into how people in Luxembourg fared during the COVID-19 crisis. This short article reports some preliminary results from the project “Preferences through Twitter” and showcases some of the possibilities and limitations made available by the new techniques. STATEC Research leads the project with the support of Fonds National de la Recherche.
From tweets to statistics
Sentiment analysis of tweets reveals how people’s feelings have changed during the pandemic in Luxembourg
Sarracino, F. (2021). From tweets to statistics: Sentiment analysis of tweets reveals how people’s feelings have changed during the pandemic in Luxembourg (Regards du STATEC Nr. 02). Luxembourg. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques (statec).