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 16-22 July
The Jones Family Project @JonesShoreditch
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R295796/the-jones-family-project/
â€” ZoëCarassikWhitfield (@ZCWhitfield) July 19, 2015
â€” Emma Spitzer (@EmmaSpitzer) July 19, 2015
The Providores and Tapa Room @theprovidores
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R134495/the-providores-and-tapa-room/
â€” Zana Aslam Khan (@zanakhan) July 20, 2015
â€” NZ Biz Women Network (@nzwomen) July 18, 2015
Dip & Flip @DipFlippo
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R323301/dip-flip/
â€” gelissa milpin (@melissagilpin) July 21, 2015
â€” Hich Felter Ù† (@hpfelter) July 19, 2015
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R297994/ceviche/
â€” Angelica Malin (@jellymalin) July 21, 2015
Fantastic food, drinks and atmosphere in @cevicheuk old St… 1st time in that branch and very impressed. Great birthday night out
â€” Nicole Manning (@nicknockmanning) July 18, 2015
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R174549/moro/
Second visit in a fortnight to @RestaurantMoro – the joy of rediscovering old favourites. Still shining after so many years…
â€” Tremayne Carew Pole (@TheHedonist) July 19, 2015
â€” Simon Tiernan (@TiernanTime) July 16, 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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