What does Twitter tell us about our mood?

People are tweeting all the time.  They tweet about what they are doing, what they are watching, what they are reading, and how they are feeling.  We can notice the moods of our friends as they tweet.  But what if one measured the moods of all the tweets of the nation over time? What would that look like?

Something like this:

Click here to read a summary of the findings and watch the cool data visualization. (http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/amislove/twittermood/) Seem that “we” are happier on the weekends, as well as in the mornings and late evenings.

I also noticed that my little state of Vermont seems to be particularly grumpy.  Curmudgeonly Vermonters I suppose!


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