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Dataset for paper "Sharing emotions at scale: The Vent dataset"

Lykousas, Nikolaos; Patsakis, Costantinos; Kaltenbrunner, Andreas; Gómez, Vicenç

This dataset is linked to the paper "Sharing emotions at scale: The Vent dataset" (arXiv:1901.04856 [cs.SI]) , and contains data collected from the Vent social network (https://www.vent.co/).

It is structured in files each containing a different entity (i.e. emotion categories, emotions, vent metadata and social links). Entities external to each file are cross-referenced via the anonymized  universally unique identifiers (UUIDs).

The dataset consists of the following files and data:

emotion_categories.csv

  • id (string): a UUID associated with a specific emotion category.
  • name (string): The name of the emotion category.

emotions.csv

  • id (string): a UUID associated with a specific emotion.
  • emotion_id (string): a UUID associated with a specific emotion (cross-reference to emotions.csv).
  • name (string): The name of the emotion.
  • enabled (boolean): Whether the emotion was enabled at the time of crawling.

vents_metadata.csv

  • emotion_id (string): a UUID associated with a specific emotion (cross-reference to emotions.csv).
  • user_id (string): a UUID associated with a specific user.
  • created_at (string): Date when the vent was posted, in UTC. Provided as a string in the format of “YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss.sss''.
  • reactions (integer): Total number of reactions to a vent.

vent.edgelist

The social graph of Vent, containing the directed friendship links between users.

Researchers who want to access the text content for research and non-commercial use are welcome to contact us.

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