"..research by Johan Bollen, an associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at IU, supports speculation that these components could be related.Here is a video interview with the author from Bloomberg (can not embed).
Bollen conducted an empirical study of more than 10 million Twitter posts — tweets — during 10 months in 2008.
His findings revealed a startling correlation between aggregate mood expressed on Twitter and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
The predictions are nearly 90 percent accurate up to a week in advance of the Dow’s close.
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