Friday, September 30, 2011

Moods on Twitter Follow Biological Rhythms, Study Finds - NYTimes.com

Unsurprising, in the grand scheme of things, but still fascinating data analysis

Drawing on messages posted by more than two million people in 84 countries, researchers discovered that the emotional tone of people’s messages followed a similar pattern not only through the day but also through the week and the changing seasons. The new analysis suggests that our moods are driven in part by a shared underlying biological rhythm that transcends culture and environment.

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Moods on Twitter Follow Biological Rhythms, Study Finds - NYTimes.com

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