The Web Has Become The World's Mood Ring

Friday, November 11, 2011


Analysts at the CIA's Open Source Center spend their days combing through the world's tweets, blogs and facebook pages in an attempt to determine the mood of people across the globe.  They say this type of "sentiment analysis" helps them predict events like the Egyptian revolution.  Brooke speaks with Associated Press intelligence reporter Kimberly Dozier.

Comments [1]

Joe Carlson

NINJA LIBRARIAN. If that's not an idea for the next Tina Fey movie -- or the next Brooke Gladstone "comic book with zest and brains" -- I don't know what is.

Nov. 12 2011 06:30 AM

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