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 .

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The latest Quote Finder notes:

EU calls for the release of Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | Gina Pavone
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The Sakharov Prize for human rights and freedom of thought is being awarded in Strasbourg, but the 2018 winner cannot receive it because he is imprisoned in Russia. Several MEPs participated in the Twitter campaign for his release. All the tweets and hashtags used by MEPs can be traced using EDJNet's Quote Finder tool.


Brexit in tweets by MEPs

Tuesday 04 December 2018 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

Britain’s exit from the European Union; the agreements and bargaining on the way to this notorious institutional “divorce”; the debate which has kept the Parliament busy since 2017, and has become rather heated in recent months, given the plan to reach an agreement by March 2019: MEPs post about all this on Twitter with particular frequency.


“Reverse 112”, a new public alarm system for the EU

Thursday 29 November 2018 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

In the event of of natural disaster or major emergency, authorities can send alerts or guidance to the population concerned, using the geolocation systems available on all smartphones.