Instagram Comments on Channels TV News Handle over President Buhari's Popularity Claim by Femi Adesino

Published: 1 November 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/2kznsn2vn3.1
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The Dataset contains the comments of 1,999 readers of the news titled "Buhari More Popular than Azikiwe, Awolowo, Amino Kano" by the Special Adviser to the President on Publicity, published on Channels TV verified Instagram handle @channelstelevision with the link on 15/10/2021 and curled on 29/10/2021. The data was cleaned by removal of the user names, pictures and line breaks to make the entire dataset a paragraph which will suit the syntax of Curl for sentiment analysis on IBM Cloud.


Steps to reproduce

1. Copy the comments from the Instagram post to a Word processor. 2. Delete all the the pictures, names/handles of the accounts used to make the comments. 3. Delete paragraphs and line breaks form the document. 4. Save the data


Politics, Instagram, Public Sentiment, Sentiment Analysis, News Collection Service