Sentiment Analysis: What is it and how does it work?

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Sentiment analysis is the ultimate buzzword. With any luck, this guide will help you learn more about sentiment analysis: from how it's used to the ins and outs of the mechanics behind it And as buzzwords go, it's a concept that's very often misunderstood.

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How to Conduct a Social Media Sentiment Analysis (Tools + Free Template)

Hootsuite

Enter: Social media sentiment. Social media sentiment is the attitude and feelings people have about your brand on social media. Bonus: Get a free social media sentiment report template to easily track audience sentiment over time. Analyze the sentiment in your mentions.

The 21 Best Sentiment Analysis Tools in 2020

Keyhole.co

That’s what sentiment analysis tools are for. In this blog, we’ll cover the basics of sentiment analysis tools, and why every company should use them. Then, we’ll give you a list of the top sentiment analysis tools on the market in 2020, including the pros and cons of each tool.

Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 on Brand Sentiment (and Why You Should)

Social Media Today

With COVID-19 dominating discussion, it's worth keeping an eye on if and how your brand sentiment is impacted by evolving trends

10 Sentiment Analysis Tools to Measure Brand Health

Social Media Today

Brand health is a collection of metrics which represent brand awareness, brand reputation, and brand’s share of voice

BP Facebook Sentiment

Firebelly

Main | Jakes Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too » May 27, 2010 BP Facebook Sentiment I spent some time evaluating sentiment towards BP on Facebook based on the number of 'pro' and 'con' pages. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru!

Is Sentiment Making Brands Stupid?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Most often they end up with a tool that monitors for them brand mentions and breaks them into bite sized chunks of data and ranking them by sentiment. So consider the fact that raw sentiment as determined by machine is often only 65% accurate – to me this is dangerously close to 50% or the equivalent of a coin toss. In fact most social media analytics firms do something to “augment” their sentiment analysis to make it more accurate – usually involving human intervention.

Is It Time To Reconsider Sentiment Scoring?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

To some’s credit, they do state that sentiment alone is not enough information to derive any conclusions. With sentiment there is no such thing as accuracy, there is only agreement. And, “sentiment&# does not mean the same thing to all people in all situations. You can’t get more “accurate&# at “sentiment&# because what you are actually talking about is trying to solve hundreds or thousands of slightly different problems with one tool.

Facebook Takes Down Another Russian-Backed Cluster of Accounts Attempting to Shift US Political Sentiment

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced the detection and removal of yet another group of accounts engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior

Buzzlogix Feature: Sentiment Analysis

Buzzlogix

What is Buzzlogix Sentiment Analysis. Sentiment analysis allows for the calculation of the overall opinion or feelings behind a phrase, person, brand or product. Sentiment analysis uses natural language processing, text analysis, and computation linguistics to extract the emotional tone of social media posts, news reports, blogs and more. The understanding of consumer sentiment will help provide insights that may direct your overall marketing and brand strategy.

Everything you need to know about our recent improvements to sentiment within Media Intelligence

Meltwater

What is Sentiment?Sentiment Sentiment was designed to provide helpful insights into how the media coverage an organization receives has been perceived by their audience. These metrics are used to help understand… Read More >>>.

The sea change in Twitter sentiment

Direct Marketing Observations

I thought it was just me and thus I wrote about the rise of the transactional conversation of Twitter on Monday. Then yesterday David Binkowski threw a post up on Shamable about gaming social media. At the same time Hubspot put out it’s 3rd state of The Twittersphere report. And Todd Defren lastly writes about moving the needle on Twitter.

6 Potentially Wildly Inaccurate Observations about Tostitos and Social Sentiment

Convince & Convert

Sentiment Graph for a Talking Bag. Sentiment may even out in short order. The belief that sentiment and social mentions lead directly to commerce is a dangerous assumption, and requires your own verification and testing. Based on the volume and sentiment of tweets, could Frito-Lay have determined that the initial spot was better received (and it was, according to the tweets), and then decided to run it again as a result? Sentiment scoring remains an inexact science.

The importance of social media sentiment analysis (and how to conduct it)

Sprout Social

Enter the world of sentiment analysis. In this guide, we’ll break down the importance of social media sentiment analysis, how to conduct it and what it can do to transform your business. What is sentiment analysis? Sentiment analysis is the process of retrieving information about a consumer’s perception of a product, service or brand. If you want to know exactly how people feel about your business, sentiment analysis can do the trick.

What's In That Sentiment Score?

Net-Savvy Executive

Sentiment is the stoplight chart of social media analysis. Still, sentiment analysis is the surest source of disagreement in social media analysis. If the system provides automated sentiment scoring, how does it work? At what level is sentiment scored and reported? Does a sentiment score reflect a document, a sentence, or a statement within a sentence? How does it score documents with mixed sentiment (multiple statements with opposing sentiment)?

The Sentiment on Sentiment Analysis - The Net-Savvy Executive

Net-Savvy Executive

Trending Hashtags: How to Reverse Negative Sentiment for Your Brand or Influencer

Meltwater

On social networks such as Twitter and Instagram, the use of hashtags has increased explosively since… Read More.

This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Sentiment Analysis-Opinions Matter, If Only You Knew Which Ones

Direct Marketing Observations

There is a word in the industry called “ Sentiment ” that is used when trying to determine a person’s attitude. So the sticking point here is whether or not you can use automated analysis to provide sentiment or if it has to be all human interface. For any local or small business, human processing of sentiment might be reasonable. If you ask 10 people how to measure sentiment, you will most certainly get 12 answers (yes 12). Q1: How do you define positive sentiment?

6 Potentially Wildly Inaccurate Observations about Tostitos and Social Sentiment

Convince & Convert

Sentiment Graph for a Talking Bag. Sentiment may even out in short order. The belief that sentiment and social mentions lead directly to commerce is a dangerous assumption, and requires your own verification and testing. Based on the volume and sentiment of tweets, could Frito-Lay have determined that the initial spot was better received (and it was, according to the tweets), and then decided to run it again as a result? Sentiment scoring remains an inexact science.

Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

It should take a big-picture look at things like what people are saying in their engagements with your brand, specific topics, and sentiment. Social Media Marketing Dacia Kevin Conner social media audit social media campaign social media success social sentiment analysis Vast BridgesGuest post by Kevin Conner. Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem.

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

What is the sentiment behind the trend? Does everyone on your Twitter timeline seem to be obsessed with a new movie, television show, or mobile app? Are all your Facebook friends talking about the next big sporting event, upcoming holiday, or election? Trends can be found everywhere but social media is the best place to find the freshest and most relevant trends today. Take for example Pokémon Go, #MotivationMonday, the Super Bowl, Stranger Things, and “The Dress”.

Tone or Sentiment — The New PR Standards

Proactive Report

Tone and Sentiment Measures how a target audience is likely to feel about the individual, company, product, or topic after reading/viewing/listening to the item. If you are still wading through a sea of analytics and wondering if it is really possible to measure social media and digital PR, you should be reading Katie Paine’s Measurement Standard. “ The State of Measurement Standards January 2013: It’s a Bridge, it’s a Bridge!

Social Networking Stats: Complaints Total One-Fifth of Brand Interactions on Facebook, Twitter

The Realtime Report

Here are the specific numbers for brand interaction sentiment on each social platform: Facebook: 49% positive, 32% neutral, 20% negative. Are you surprised that there wasn’t more variation on brand sentiment by social networking site (ex: did you expect Facebook or Google+ users to be less critical than Twitter users, or vice versa)? The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

Converseon Study: Social Interactions More Likely To Be Neutral

Firebelly

Blog listening social interaction sentiment Marketers tend to be an optimistic breed. We stay positive most of the time and focus on hitting objectives. Often we’re met with the dissent of “what if” or “are you sure?” In this day of immense content marketing and online social interactions, clients often stop dead in their tracks with fear of what will.

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Sentiment, the Economy and the Market

Net-Savvy Executive

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Several also provide features like competitive benchmarking, follower demographics, key influencer identification, sentiment analysis, campaign impact, and reporting. Social listening to gauge consumer opinion on any topic from across the social web with sentiment analysis, customer feedback, trend spotting, brand analytics, competitive benchmarking, influencer identification, and reputation management across blogs, forums, reviews, and top social networks.

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The Importance of Off Channel Social Listening

Ignite Social Media

It’s quite easy for brands to know what their customers want by seeing what they are saying on their social channels. People voice their love and disappointment for products or companies openly and for the most part they desire for the brands to notice them. Say you get a product in the mail, perhaps a pair of new headphones that you’ve been patiently (or not) awaiting. You open the packaging to realize that one of the headphones is broken. What do you do?

Sentiment Analysis is Not a Mood Ring - The Net-Savvy Executive

Net-Savvy Executive

Is Customer Service a Part of Your Marketing Budget?

Convince & Convert

Sentiment. If the sentiment is negative, that interaction will have much less weight assigned to it than if it’s positive. But at the top will be the steakhouses your friends have visited – if their sentiment was good. Imagine what happens when real time no longer means “send a tweet,” but just be somewhere and people will know your sentiment without you having to do another thing. Happen to notice the subtle change Facebook made on mobile last week?

Four Ways to Combat Audience Negativity on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Community Management Crisis Management Customer Experience Reputation Management Audience Negativity Audience Negativity on Social Media community management Customer Service How to Respond Negative Engagement negative sentiment Negative Social Comments Responding to Comments' responding to negative comments Responsiveness social media social media management Social Media Marketing Spammers trolls

Does Brand Sentiment Still Matter?

Oktopost

In the world of digital marketing this awareness is called brand sentiment measurement or analysis. Moreover, can brand sentiment analysis still contribute to your digital marketing strategy in 2020? Before we can answer these questions, it’s important to understand what brand sentiment and brand sentiment analysis are. What is brand sentiment analysis? How does brand sentiment analysis work? Challenges in brand sentiment analysis.

Why Semantic Analysis trumps Sentiment Analysis

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For years, sentiment has been a widely used measure of how customers view a company’s products and services. But sentiment analysis has inherent flaws. Only about 25 percent of posts actually contain sentiment, either positive or negative, which means three out of four posts are neutral, revealing no sentiment, and are effectively being ignored by the analysis. Another problem with sentiment is statistical confidence in the data.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

and where they are talking about it), sentiment analysis, and collaboration tools for acting on the information. Tags: Social Media Marketing Social PR Alterian SM2 analytics Andy Beal Bacon's clipping service Cision Forrester Research Google Alerts Nielsen BuzzMetrics pricing PRWeb Radian6 sentiment tracking social media monitoring tools Social Mention Techrigy Trackur UberVU Vocus

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Expert Tips to Measure the ROI of Your Influencer Marketing

Talkwalker SM

Tip #2: Change In Sentiment: Maximize ROI By Identifying Key Marketing Efforts. By tracking the sentiment of social media posts connected to your brand, social listening can help you identify which of your marketing efforts generated the most ROI in terms of brand perception. It is one thing to know that the majority of those posts were positive in terms of brand sentiment, but can they be linked to specific marketing efforts?

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New in Awario: compare up to 15 alerts

Awario

Compare alerts by their volume, reach, sentiment, demographics, and other metrics Alert Comparison is now available for up to 15 different alerts.

Content Tagging For Better Social Media Analytics

Talkwalker SM

Refine Sentiment Analysis With Rule Based Tagging. Social sentiment analysis is a bit of a controversial topic when it comes to social data intelligence. Because of how difficult it is to analyze language and context, no sentiment analysis tool is 100% accurate but it helps brands and companies to achieve an overall sentiment vision of a particular brand or topic. What is rule based tagging ?

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

My new role as CMO of Metavana, a soon to be launched social-sentiment engine, has all the elements of my dream job – People, Impact, Autonomy and direct correlation to both the Consumer and Enterprise spaces. Q: So social sentiment analysis is a big debate and quite the rage now, with new companies and new approaches cropping up frequently. I am a strong believer that social sentiment and voice of the customer cannot be sequestered in some nether region of an organization.

Getting Social Media Strategy Right in Financial Services

Convince & Convert

Shannon Paul , VP of Social Media Strategy at Fifth Third Bank joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss her new role at the bank, what it’s like to start a brand new social media strategy at a bank, and how listening, sentiment, and share of voice play into overall success metrics in the banking industry. Shannon Paul, Fifth Third Bank @shannonpaul.

Four Metrics for Measuring Social ROI

Mindjumpers

Additionally, analyzing real-time social media sentiment, by using social media management systems to track down all mentions of the brand’s name, will provide insights on the brand’s reputation and how its name is being perceived. Marketers can monitor the performance (reach, engagement rates, sentiment etc.) Engagement Marketing & Communication Social Media brand awareness business intelligence crowdourcing KPIs Reach ROI sentimentSocial media is all about interactions.

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Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

I read an article on Wendy Harmer’s Hoopla Polls Fake Story by @gabriellechan that got me thinking about Nielsen polls, sentiment analysis and focus groups. Does Facebook do Sentiment Analysis? We already know that Facebook does sentiment analysis of billions of status updates around particular subjects such as “Thanksgiving” This article of mine from 4 years ago is about Facebook analysing sentiment to asses Gross National Happiness.

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

New Report Highlights Declining Consumer Trust in Facebook as a News Source

Social Media Today

Another new report has shown that consumer sentiment around Facebook is in decline, underlining the effects of the fake news scandal