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 22-28 October 2015
The Modern Pantry @TheModernPantry
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R324089/the-modern-pantry/
â€” Alex Peake-Tomkinson (@AlexPeakeTom) October 26, 2015
The Bowler @TheBowlerUK
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R324289/the-bowler/
â€” WheelyGoodCoffeeCo. (@WheelyGdCoffee) October 24, 2015
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R295754/verden/
â€” Eat Travel Live (@eatravelivemag) October 22, 2015
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R295151/nama/
Oh, what I would give for @NamaFoods sushi platter right now 🙏🏼
â€” Hayley Morris (@Hayleymorris3) October 24, 2015
â€” Integrated Wellbeing (@IntWellbeing) October 25, 2015
Jin Juu @JinjuuLDN
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R297362/jin-juu/
@JinjuuLDN my first time dining with you this afternoon. Fantastic food and wonderful service! I’ll be back! X
â€” Mika Giddings (@MikaGiddings) October 24, 2015
â€” Laura Farrington (@lauraalicealice) October 22, 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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