Quote Finder

Which words are leading the trends in European affairs? Explore different perspectives on EU affairs through word clouds and other interactive visualisations powered by sentiment analysis. The tool is developed and curated by OBCT. It is currently in beta: new features and sources will be added in the next few months.

Currently, the Quote Finder allows to explore tweets posted by members of the European Parliament in the last three months. It is based on a dataset updated daily that includes about 80,000-100,000 posts.

The source code of this tool is available on GitHub . Feedback and suggestions are welcome by filing an issue on GitHub , or by tweeting to the tool's author @giocomai .

Quote Finder notes

Tweeting above their weight

Monday 22 January 2018 | Giorgio Comai

Some MEPs receive plenty of attention on Twitter, but their popularity cannot always be ascribed to their activity in Brussels and Strasbourg.

Meet the European Parliament's twittersphere

Friday 19 January 2018 | Giorgio Comai

This is the first in a series of posts on how members of the European Parliament (MEPs) appear on Twitter. This first post introduces the EP twittersphere, outlines limitations to the analysis, and points at some broad trends. The following posts will focus on specific aspects.

Crisis? What crisis?

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The concept of 'crisis' has been dominating the last decade, but this may no longer be the case