The long divorce

On June 23rd 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union. The purpose of this project is to chronicle the process of Brexit through an analysis of the discourse on Twitter.

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European interest

Sentiment

Tweets were analysed for sentiment, and given a score between 1 (very positive) and -1 (very negative). This plot shows the average sentiment of tweets in a given week. We see that, on average, tweets about Brexit are slightly positive, however there is no trend suggesting the general sentiment is improving or souring.
Sentiment analysis performed using the TextBlob library.

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