The recent visit to the United States by Pope Francis was historic and capitivating. For more than a week, it was the topic and focal point of nearly all news and social mediums. Americans of all beliefs seemed to pause, take notice and felt compelled to share their sentiments, reactions and beliefs using Twitter as a prominent platform for this outpouring of emotions.
The following Expert IQ Report has been developed using Expert System’s Cogito content analysis technology to analyze more than 35,000 Tweets that were posted during the Pope’s visit. The semantic software works to quickly and accurately understand text as humans do by establishing precise connections between not just words, but more importantly, concepts. In using natural language processing and semantic intelligence technology, the following key themes emerged as a result of the Pontiff’s visit.