Tag Archive for movies

Taking Big Data Analytics to the Movies


by Angela Guess A new article out of IBM reports, “Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 continued to infiltrate the Twitterverse during Thanksgiving weekend, with competition from Box Office leaders Skyfall and the newly released, Rise of the Guardians – according to the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg Innovation Lab and the IBM Film Forecaster, a…

AOL Takes On Movie Sentiment (And Justin Bieber Too?)


We reported a couple of months back about how AOL’s purchase of the Huffington Post delivered some more semantic technology to its doorstep. But that’s not the only semantically-related project underway there: Amit Moran, R&D Manager at the AOL Relegence team, is working on a movie sentiment ranking project using Twitter and other social media…

Creating Social Apps with Graph API

Facebook’s developer blog recently shared a useful example of how their Graph API can be used to create a sample app that “searches and presents an ordered list of the movies most liked amongst a user and her friends.”

Semantic Movie, TV “Taste Engine” Jinni Enjoys New Funding, Plans Added Services, and Explains Why It Can Be More Helpful Than Facebook’s Like Button

2010 ended on a down note for VC funds. Word came this week that 2010 represented the fourth consecutive year of declines and the slowest annual period for venture capital fundraising since 2003, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). The silver lining, the NVCA said, is that downsizing of the…