Category Archives: Polling

NEW Text Analytics PollTM Shows a Trump-Style Le Pen Upset May Have Been Averted by Overwhelming Opposition to a Frexit Last week on this blog, I reported findings from a Text Analytics Poll™ of 3,000 French citizens showing that Marine Le Pen’s positioning going into the runoff looked remarkably similar to that of another recent […]

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Text Analytics Poll Shows Le Pen Positioned to “Trump” Macron To Americans following the French Presidential Election taking place in less than a week, it might appear as though recent history is repeating itself. And in many ways, it is. Late last week we ran a Text Analytics Poll™ in France, and the results of […]

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April Foolishness: What Happens When You Survey People in the Wrong Language? I’m going to break with convention today and, in lieu of an April Fool’s gag, I’m going to tell you about an actual goof we recently made that yielded some unexpected but interesting results for researchers. As you know, last week on the […]

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You Can’t Handle the Truth (and Other Top Reasons for Being Unfriended on Facebook)  When’s the last time you unfriended someone on Facebook? In spite of the fact that both the platform and its users have reached what in product lifecycle-speak would be called maturity, unfriending remains a somewhat surprisingly common phenomenon. In fact, about […]

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Text Analytics Poll™ Shows What We’d Like Instead of Presidents Day It’s been less than a week since our Valentine’s Day poll unearthed what people dislike most about their sweethearts, and already another holiday is upon us! Though apparently for most of us it’s not much of a holiday at all; well over half of […]

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Valentine’s Day Text Analytics Poll™ Uncovers What People Really Think about their Special Someones Ah, February 14th—the one day of the year when anything you want to eat comes shaped in a heart! Yes, love is in the air today, friends. We show it with cards and candy, roses and Build-a-Bears, theater tickets, dinner reservations […]

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New Text Analytics PollTM Shows Which Super Bowl Ads Really Performed Best Well, it’s been five days since the Super Bowl, and pretty much everyone has cranked out a “definitive” best-and-worst ad list or some sort of top 10 ranking. And frankly, I think a lot of them are based on the wrong metrics. Without […]

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Text Analytics PollTM Shows Australians, Brits, and Canadians  Angry About Executive Order Temporarily Barring Refugee (Part II of II) In my previous post, we compared text analysis of results from an open-ended survey instrument with a conventional Likert-scale rating poll to assess where 3,000 Americans really stand on President Trump’s controversial executive order temporarily barring refugees […]

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Text Analysis of What People Say in Their Own Words Reveals More Than Multiple-Choice Surveys It’s been just over a week since President Trump issued his controversial immigration order, and the ban continues to dominate the news and social media. But while the fate of Executive Order 13769—“Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into […]

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Will it Unstructure? Part I of a New Series of Text Analytics Tests Happy New Year! As I was preparing to celebrate the New Year with my family and pondering the year ahead, my mind wandered to all of those Top New Year’s Resolutions lists that you see the last week in December every year. […]

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