Google Crowdsources Election Trend Spotting, But Be Careful About This – 10,000 Words

While the flagging of these trends is great for Google, a major word of caution is in order for others who use search or other quantitative data to explain news events.

Correlation is not causation.

via Google Crowdsources Election Trend Spotting, But Be Careful About This – 10,000 Words.

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