Thursday, December 22, 2011

Twitter getting bitter?

Researchers at the University of Vermont have culled data that suggests Twitter users have gotten sadder over the past three years. They do this by:
. . . tracking a huge number of key words, ranging from everyday, neutral words like "the" to more emotive words like "pancakes" or "suicide"
I love that in this context, pancakes are the opposite of suicide. Makes sense.
Read the article here at the Verge.

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