Obligatory Twitter Sentiment Post

The Twittersphere plays a completely unconcerning vital role in modern society. Now, let's use Twitter to it's full potential and expose humanity's feelings towards popular candies!

After pinging the Twitter API for over a week, I trained a Bayesian classifier to split these candy tweets into positive and negative categories. I also extracted out the most common emoji for each sentiment as shown in the (questionably useful) Sankey diagram below:

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Other than the unusual amount of death emoji laced candy tweets, I completely agree with Twitter's candy assignment!


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About

Hi, I'm Chris and I'm a Data Scientist living in Vancouver, BC with my wonderful wife and occasionally wonderful Shih Tzu, Bubba. I'm always on the lookout for amazing new experiences, so feel free to send a message!

Professional Interests: Computational Modeling, Data Science, Environmentalism, Optics

Personal Interests: Piano, Biking, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Single Origin Esoteric Coffee

General Disinterests: Pursing a second PhD, Paying San Fransisco rent again, Endorsing pizzerias outside of my homestate of New York

Cookie Interests: Chocolate Chip, Crackle, Gingersnap