Online social networking platforms, such as Weblogs, micro blogs, and social networks are intensively being utilized daily to express individual's thinking. This permits scientists to collect huge amounts of data and extract significant knowledge regarding the sentiments of a large number of people at a scale that was essentially impractical a couple of years back. Therefore, these days, sentiment analysis has the potential to learn sentiments towards persons, object and occasions. Twitter has increasingly become a significant social networking platform where people post messages of up to 140 characters known as ‘Tweets'. Tweets have become the preferred medium for the marketing sector as users can instantly indicate customer success or indicate public relations disaster far more quickly than a web page or traditional media does. In this paper, we have analyzed twitter data and have predicted positive and negative tweets with high accuracy rate using support vector machine (SVM).