Bake Off Favourites

Britain’s favourite baking competition is back for another year. While the country may be deeply divided over Brexit, one thing that we can all agree on is our love of delicious cakes.

We’ve analysed every tweet sent about this year’s season, to see which contestants we love, which we hate and which we just can’t stop talking about.

This is Bake Off Favourites…

Sentiment and Emotion Analysis

Discover which contestants are tweeted about the most positively and negatively.

Please note, neutral posts have been excluded from the analysis.

Previously eliminated contestants have been greyed out, but their data up until they were removed from the show is still displayed for comparison purposes.

Total contestant mentions

Discover which bakers generate the most discussion online amongst viewers.

Who is the most talked about contestant?

Previously eliminated contestants have been greyed out, but their data up until they were removed from the show is still displayed for comparison purposes.

IF THE PUBLIC COULD VOTE, WHO WOULD WIN?

Taking the total amount of contestant mentions and weighing this against net viewer sentiment, which baker is the viewers’ favourite? Are the British public in agreement with the judges?

Previously eliminated contestants have been greyed out.

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Data sourced from Twitter via Crimson Hexagon. Analysis included contestant names, variants on names, official hashtags (such as #GBBO) as well as official contestant Twitter handles and commonly associated keywords. E.g.: Jamie #GBBO.

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