Flesch-Kincaid readibility tests, cookie policy anouncements.

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In an attempt to better understand how the cookie policy texts are built, readibility tests seemed to be appropriate. A recent post by Youtuber Nerdwriter vocal language construction and readibility tests are brought to the forground to analyse political campainers speech. The subject matter of the video linked above (Donald Trump) being unfortunate, I'll leave it up to you to go and watch it if you like. The methods for text analysis however are very interesting. The video iteslf brings together data from these sources:


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Readability Grade Levels
  • Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 7.4
  • Gunning-Fog Score 9.1
  • Coleman-Liau Index 11.1
  • SMOG Index 9.7
  • Automated Readability Index 6.9
  • Average Grade Level 8.8
Text Quality
  • Sentences > 30 Syllables 2
  • Sentences > 20 Syllables 3
  • Words > 4 Syllables 0
  • Words > 12 Letters 0
  • Passive Voice Count 0
  • Adverb Count 0
  • Cliché Count
Text Statistics
  • Character Count 498
  • Syllable Count 163
  • Word Count 109
  • Sentence Count 8
  • Characters per Word 4.6
  • Syllables per Word 1.5
  • Words per Sentence 13.6
  • Reading Time 0:29
  • Speaking Time 0:52
Sentiment
  • Neutral (Slightly Positive)
Keyword Density
  • cookies 5.50%
  • website 3.67%
  • bbc 3.67%
  • use 2.75%
  • third 1.83%
  • social 1.83%
  • settings 1.83%
  • party 1.83%
  • media 1.83%
  • ensure 1.83%
  • cookie 1.83%

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Readability Grade Levels
  • Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 12.1
  • Gunning-Fog Score 13.4
  • Coleman-Liau Index 13.8
  • SMOG Index 14
  • Automated Readability Index 11.6
  • Average Grade Level 13.0
Text Quality
  • Sentences > 30 Syllables 5
  • Sentences > 20 Syllables 6
  • Words > 4 Syllables 3
  • Words > 12 Letters 0
  • Passive Voice Count 3
  • Adverb Count 3
  • Cliché Count 0
Text Statistics
  • Character Count 850
  • Syllable Count 292
  • Word Count 169
  • Sentence Count 9
  • Characters per Word 5.0
  • Syllables per Word 1.7
  • Words per Sentence 18.8
  • Reading Time 0:45
  • Speaking Time 1:21
Sentiment
  • Neutral (Slightly Positive)
Keyword density:
  • cookies 4.73%
  • use 2.96%
  • other 2.96%
  • including 2.37%
  • facebook 2.37%
  • are 2.37%
  • used 1.78%
  • store 1.78%
  • policy 1.78%
  • information 1.78%
  • web 1.18%
  • technologies 1.18%
  • services 1.18%
  • identifiers 1.18%
  • have 1.18%
  • device 1.18%
  • apps 1.18%

tangible.tools is a site for projects and research by Colm O'Neill