LA Times Features SyFy Reality Series Opposite Worlds

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru created the revolutionary sentiment analysis technology behind the SyFy channel's flagship new reality series, Opposite Worlds, which is among the most sophisticated emotional measurement systems for social media ever created. The show set records across the board in social media engagement with a television series. The first episode was the #1 trending topic globally on Twitter and the series trended globally three times and nationally every night it was on the air. It peaked as the #1 TV series hashtag and consistently ranked among the top 5 series hashtags across broadcast and cable the entire season. Ranked the #1 program in all of broadcast/cable entertainment in tweets/unique, it had more tweets than shows like Duck Dynasty and more tweets/unique than Supernatural, Glee/American Idol, Survivor, Pretty Little Liars, American Horror Story and Wahlburgers. The LA Times recently wrote a feature story about the show and how social media engagement is reshaping the television industry.

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