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Emojis Analysis in R

March 23, 2017
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Emojis Analysis in R

A while ago I developed and shared an emoji decoder because I was facing problems when retrieving data from Twitter and Instragram. In a nutshell, the issue is that R encodes emojis in a way that makes it a hassle identifying them. This is where t...

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Emoticons decoder for social media sentiment analysis in R

October 16, 2015
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Emoticons decoder for social media sentiment analysis in R

If you have ever retrieved data from Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with R, you might have noticed a strange phenomenon. While R seems to be able to display some emoticons properly, many other times it doesn’t, making any further analysis impossible unless you get rid of them. With a little hack, I decoded these emoticons and put them all...

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Emoticons decoder for social media sentiment analysis in R

October 15, 2015
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Emoticons decoder for social media sentiment analysis in R

If you have ever retrieved data from Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with R, you might have noticed a strange phenomenon. While R seems to be able to display some emoticons properly, many other times it doesn’t, making any further analysis imposs...

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