Predicting Demographics on Twitter

“When you tweet — even if you tweet under a pseudonym — how much do you reveal about yourself? More than you realize, argues a new paper from researchers at the MITRE Corporation. The paper, “Discriminating Gender on Twitter,” which was presented at the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, demonstrates that machines can often figure out a person’s gender on Twitter just by reading their tweets.”

More at: http://www.fastcompany.com/1769217/you-cant-keep-your-secrets-twitter

Paper here: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2145568

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