Sentiment-Based Weather Service Powered By People

Sentiment-Based Weather Service Powered By People
technology

A people-powered weather service shows an interesting way that sentiment may be captured in future weather reports.

Kyle Studstill
  • 28 april 2011

Weddar is a weather application reports not what the objective temperature is, rather how people feel about it. Positioned as a “people-powered weather service,” the app prompts its community of users to quickly  input how the weather corresponds to a set of 9 colorful conditions as they check the weather. The service of course incorporates a quick leaderboard-based system social incentives to indicate a user’s status within the community.

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