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[WATCH] On The Campaign Trail with John Nery: Social data vs surveys

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[WATCH] On The Campaign Trail with John Nery: Social data vs surveys
Are traditional surveys less credible than social data? Or relying on Google Trends to predict elections merely confirmation bias?

How reliable are Google Trends and Facebook’s emoji reactions when it comes to predicting election results?

In this episode of On The Campaign Trail, veteran journalist John Nery talks to economist JC Punongbayan and data scientists Wilson Chua and Roger Do about what social data may be telling us about the May 9 elections, and how to square that with what the surveys are saying.

Click here to access Chua and Do’s study.

Watch the show on Wednesday, May 4, at 8 pm. – Rappler.com