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Twitter dashboard a success for Dutch news site NU.nl

In recent months, a successful pilot was conducted at the Dutch news website NU.nl of a system for automated news detection on Twitter. The results showed that the dynamic dashboard ‘RTreporter’ appears to add value. “The dashboard is useful for picking up news that quickly increases in virality,” says Mark Vos, editor social media at NU.nl. “It’s already given us an edge over other media on various occasions. Every day the dashboard provides us with multiple news items we otherwise wouldn’t have seen.”