Avoid Biased Data Analysis with Clean and Structured Data

Posted on March 10, 2019 by Shai Schwartz

I want to share with you an unfortunate truth: All data is biased. Here at Webhose, we’ve written about this at length in our posts that explained how surveys are biased and the danger of fake reviews.  News headlines throughout 2018 were full of examples of disinformation, fake news and the questioning of its impact...

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Was Black Friday Worth It? The Crawled eCommerce Data Answer

Posted on December 4, 2017 by eranl

Now that we’ve had a chance to recover from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday crazes, which chalked up record sales this year, it’s time to ask the inevitable question: was Black Friday worth it? Were products actually cheaper during this period, or was it all (massively successful) marketing hype meant to increase retail sales?...

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Posted in Big Data

3 Ways to Use eCommerce Product Data for Market Research

Posted on September 14, 2017 by eranl

The web is an invaluable source of data when it comes to competitive intelligence, research and creating a go-to-market strategy. A simple Google search will reveal incredible amounts of public information about your main competitors, and connect you to mounds of existing research, financial analysis and other information that could be pertinent to your next...

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How to Keep Your Restaurant Sentiment Analysis Well-Fed

Posted on April 6, 2016 by webhose

When the team from London-based data analysis service GetSentiment developed a bleeding-edge system to measure the emotional baggage found in free text, they were missing just one thing: relevant data. “We were looking for a data provider that would be able to give access to sufficiently large amounts of frequently updated mentions of brands,” recalls...

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Webhose.io Archive Access is now LIVE

Posted on February 8, 2016 by webhose

Following popular demand, we are really happy and excited to grant access to Webhose.io’s historical data archive. This is the first time that anyone can programmatically access a huge index of the internet for analytical purposes. We like to keep things simple here, so accessing the archive is as simple as one two three (and possibly...

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How to Extract Data from a Website: 5 Steps to Transform Unstructured Data into Business Insights

Posted on December 8, 2015 by webhose

Big data is big business. And for good reason. As Harvard Business Review recently reported, an exhaustive study of 330 North American companies led by the MIT Center for Digital Business in conjunction with McKinsey’s Business Technology Office revealed that the use of data in business decisions like product development, hiring and firing, as well...

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Posted in Machine Learning