We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz.
Trending Restaurants 3-9 April
Ivy Chelsea Garden @IvyChelsGarden
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R297927/ivy-chelsea-garden
â€” Delna Marker-Chinoy (@DelnaMarker) April 4, 2015
â€” chloe cooke (@cooke_chloe) April 7, 2015
Brickwood Coffee & Bread @BrickwoodLDN
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R295602/brickwood-coffee-bread
â€” Francesca Litchfield (@cescalitchfield) April 6, 2015
â€” Simon Wood (@SimonWoodTweets) April 3, 2015
Jackson & Rye @JacksonRye
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R294992/jackson-rye
â€” tonymorgandavidjack (@tonymorgandavid) April 4, 2015
If I could live off just the Salt Beef Hash and the dark & stormy from @jacksonrye, then I’d be happy.
â€” Samuel Pepper (@Snpepper) April 4, 2015
Holborn Dining Room @HolbornDining
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R051185/holborn-dining-room
â€” Ronnie Joice (@ronniejoice) April 3, 2015
â€” mÄ«ra manek (@miramanek) April 8, 2015
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R295494/barrafina
â€” Artifartblast (@artifartblast) April 7, 2015
Thank you @BarrafinaADst for an AMAZING lunch. Food was perfect and service so friendly. One of my favourite London places.
â€” Lindsay Minshall (@LindsayMinshall) April 4, 2015
Twizoo’s Techies Explain…
You’ve probably noticed on Twitter on the left hand side of your ‘Home’ page there’s a ‘Trends’ list. Twizoo has built the same thing, but solely for London restaurants. Our number crunching detects the rate of change of influential mentions on Twitter. For example, ‘Christmas’ is currently trending on Twitter, which means there’s been a spike of mentioning Christmas now compared with the rest of the year.
Applying this to Twizoo’s algorithms: if X restaurant usually gets on average 10 tweets per week, but this week it gets 32 tweets… that’s a pretty big change, so it’s a good indicator something notable is going on. The algorithm notes restaurants that have the highest rate of change and ranks them based on which places’ tweets are the most positive collectively and then it takes the top of those based on how influential the individuals are who tweeted. Simple see?
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