A Brief Review on the Use of Sentiment Analysis Approaches in Social Networks

  • Francisco Javier Ramírez-TinocoEmail author
  • Giner Alor-Hernández
  • José Luis Sánchez-Cervantes
  • Beatriz Alejandra Olivares-Zepahua
  • Lisbeth Rodríguez-Mazahua
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 688)


Sentiment analysis is the study of subjective information, for example, opinions, sentiments and beliefs that people express about different topics. In recent years, its importance has grown because a large amount of this type of information has been generated daily in social networks, which can be used to obtain various benefits. There are several research works about sentiment analysis, but very few of them compare the use of sentiment analysis approaches and methods among various social networks. Therefore, the objective of this document is to provide a brief review of the most relevant works related to sentiment analysis and social networks, which shows the main findings regarding the tendencies of using the main sentiment analysis approaches, methods and aspects detected in the different social networks. The review can provide a guide for researchers to know the approaches that exist and how they were used specifically in social networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco Javier Ramírez-Tinoco
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giner Alor-Hernández
    • 1
  • José Luis Sánchez-Cervantes
    • 2
  • Beatriz Alejandra Olivares-Zepahua
    • 1
  • Lisbeth Rodríguez-Mazahua
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Research and Postgraduate StudiesInstituto Tecnológico de OrizabaOrizabaMéxico
  2. 2.CONACYT, Instituto Tecnológico de OrizabaOrizabaMéxico

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