Bloomberg Integrates Filtered Twitter Feed to Widen EDF Offering

The data provider uses machine learning and natural language processing techniques to identify relevant topics.

Tony McManus, Bloomberg

Tony McManus, enterprise data CIO at Bloomberg, says: ”There is a voracious appetite for data at the minute—the more alternative data, the better.”  

Bloomberg is applying advanced filtering techniques by using machine learning and natural language processing technology—as well as its journalists’ lists of real and newsworthy accounts—to identify relevant topics, remove the ‘noise’ and enhance the value of the data feed. These tactics reduce the number of tweets from 500 million to half a

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