Mitt Romney http://tpr.org en Politicit Makes Elections Predictions Based on Social Media Chatter http://tpr.org/post/politicit-makes-elections-predictions-based-social-media-chatter <p>No one has a crystal ball to predict the upcoming election results, but one man says he's close.</p><p>A year ago, Josh Light says he introduced his web site, <a href="http://www.politicit.com/" target="_blank">Politicit</a>, which gives candidates an "it" score based on social media chatter and main stream media reports.</p><p>"You take all this data based on what people are doing and saying on the internet, we put it through a machine learning algorithm, and then it gives us a score we call an "it" score, and it correlates with election results," he said.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 04:02:00 +0000 Ryan Loyd 138 at http://tpr.org Politicit Makes Elections Predictions Based on Social Media Chatter