AAAI Publications, Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Social Media Is NOT that Bad! The Lexical Quality of Social Media
Luz Rello, Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Last modified: 2012-05-20


There is a strong correlation between spelling errors and web text content quality. Using our lexical quality measure,  based in a small corpus of spelling errors, we present an estimation of the lexical quality of the main Social Media sites. This paper presents an updated and complete analysis of the lexical quality of Social Media written in English and Spanish, including how lexical quality changes in time.


Social Media, Lexical Quality, Errors,

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