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Posts Tagged ‘Happiness’

The Farther From Home, The Happier We Are On Twitter [STUDY]

Travel industry, here’s a little tidbit to brighten your Q4 earnings estimates: new research out of the University of Vermont reveals that the farther we are from home, the happier our tweets reflect us to be.

The study, released last week, titled “Happiness and the Patterns of Life: A Study of Geolocated Tweets,” reports that “expressed happiness increases logarithmically with distance from an individual’s average location.”

Let’s look at this a little more closely.

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The Happiest City In America, According To Twitter, Is… [STUDY]

Twitter’s vast quantities of real-time, fine-grained data make it an ideal resource for sociological research.

Scientists and statisticians can study Twitter for insights on people’s spending habits, what they watch on TV, their political views, and even their happiness.

Which is exactly what a group of researchers did, conducting an analysis of 10 million geotagged tweets to determine the happiest and most depressed states and cities in America. And the findings are fascinating.

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#Love And #Longing On Twitter: An Emotional Barometer [INFOGRAPHIC]

How does Twitter feel today? Is it in love? Is it hopeful? Or maybe it’s fearful?

This new interactive infographic explores which emotions are running highest on Twitter in real-time.
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Global Happiness Is Declining… At Least On Twitter

Maybe the whole world is becoming depressed. Or maybe Twitter users are just less happy than the average person. Either way, new research shows that happiness is on the decline – at least according to billions of tweets sent over the past 33 months.
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The Happiest Country on Twitter is… [Infographic]

If you looked at tweets from every country with a big presence on Twitter, which one do you think would be tweeting the most positive sentiment? Hint: it’s a European country, and it’s probably not what you’d expect.
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If You’re A Happy Person, You’re More Likely To Retweet Other Happy People

If you’re happy and you know it… tweet! A new study has been released that shows that mood affects how you tweet.
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