Mining videos on YouTube

YouTube (http://youtube.com) probably doesn't need much introduction nowadays, being one of the most visited websites in the world (ranked second in March 2016 in Alexa rank). The video-sharing service features a wide spectrum of content material is, in fact, produced and shared by a range of different authors, from amateur video bloggers to big corporations. YouTube's registered users can upload, rate, and comment on videos. Viewing and sharing doesn't require the users to register a profile.

YouTube was acquired by Google in 2006, so today they are part of the larger Google platform. In Chapter 5, Topic Analysis on Google+, and Chapter 7, Blogs, RSS, Wikipedia and Natural Language Processing, we have already introduced ...

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