A linguistic analysis of user-generated book reviews: Truthful, deceiving or influential?

Lala Hajibayova

Abstract


This study presents an analysis of 474,803 unique Goodreads reviews of the top-rated books in 2014. Studies of user-generated reviews have considered a range of issues, including analysis of what makes a review helpful.

Keywords


User-generated reviews, Goodreads, computational linguistic analysis of user-generated reviews

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/acro.v29i1.15459