If you ever wondered what the internet thinks about, lets say – Financial Crisis, Global Warming, a Celebrity or a specific topic of your interest. Here is an interesting way to find answers to your questions in an easy and effective way.
Whatdoestheinternetthink is a web application that lets you find out what the internetâ€™s global opinion is on a given search term. It displays the search results as an aggregate expression: positive, negative or indifferent. You can search for results based on search engines Google, Yahoo, Bing or all three collectively.
A couple of quick examples,
A search for ‘Barack Obama‘Â using Google search engine, as in the image below leads to a substantial positive global opinion.
A search for ‘George Bush‘ using Google search engine, as in the image below leads to a mixed result.
How it Works:
Basically, it will search for your query on associated English sentences. These sentences are then sent to various search engines and the number of results returned are counted.
The sentences are double quoted before they are sent off, so as to make sure the search engines search for occurrences of the whole sentence. The more results returned, the more reliable these results can become.
It’s a quick and easy way to know what the global audience think about a specific topic. It also provides you with interesting statistics like, popular searches and the trending topics on a daily/monthly basis.