The term illuminati has been used since the late 15th century, and applied to various groups since then. It’s often discussed by conspiracy theorists, and is heavily referenced in pop-culture.
We analysed eight years of Reddit posts from conspiracy theorists. Our findings have helped debunk some common myths about this somewhat alienated group of people.
Being in a park tends to make people feel more positive, although the time of day and the season also affect their moods.
The positive mood of tweets varies with time of day and season, but it's consistently higher in parks than in built-up areas, where people are more likely to express anger and fears.
With the right algorithm, scientists can detect how you feel through your Facebook posts.
Advertisers want to know how you feel online through a process known as sentiment analysis, but it still has its limitations.
Business heads in the retail sector are optimistic about the future, but they also scored high in opinion rather than evidence based language.
Face Value analyses the sentiment of business leaders in ASX top 100 companies and for 2017 it seems positive, although sometimes highly opinionated.
Tracking the career of YouTube star Charles Trippy provides some insight into the dynamics of YouTube success.
It might be ancient in social media terms but YouTube – which has been around since 2005 – continues to capture popular attention, with a number of internet entrepreneurs successfully building careers…