While I was watching the NFL draft this past weekend, I couldn’t help but notice how many mentions there were of social media. Whether it was a player tweeting their excitement or dissapointment or a team putting out a press release, social media seemed to be everywhere. It was for this reason that I found this article so interesting. Emerick discusses an algorithm that was used the last few years to predict the top ten picks. Although it was successful last year, it failed to deliver the accurate results this year.
Click here to read Thomas Emerick’s full article and find out why social media can’t predict the NFL draft.