February 20, 2013

The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

Sorry, Louisiana, you are the saddest state. And Hawaii (shocker!) you are the happiest. 

That’s according to a team at the Vermont Complex Systems Center, who posted their new analysis of 10 million geotagged tweets to to arXiv.org. They call their creation a “hedonometer.”

Read more. 

  1. pithyaphorisms reblogged this from theatlantic
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    when I was in high school we went to one of the saddest cities for fun and pancakes.
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  7. delldeaton reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Lima, Ohio, and 2 Michigan cities in “Saddest” column? Too close for my comfort!
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    I want to be Asheville when I grow up.
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    Lol at mi having two of the saddest cities
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    BEAUMONT, TX IS FOUND TO BE THE SADDEST CITY IN THE US
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    LOL, me like sleep, girl, real, money and sex. Mama, I am funny. As for Napa, CA, too many words. It’d be a paragraph.
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  21. wrongjohnsilver reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Okay, who wants a hedonometer?
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    Spokane is 11th overall in the US. Interesting.
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