Professor turns Twitter into a stock predictor

Indiana University researcher Johan Bollen has won a patent for a "Twitter predictor" that uses online chatter to predict the ebb and flow of stock markets. His tool uses sentiment analysis to gauge the public's mood, and tweaks its stock predictions accordingly. Bollen says two hedge funds have tested the tool, although not everyone is sold on its effectiveness.

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