Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Urgent Call to Happiness! New Twitter Study Reveals Hawaii is the Happiest State While Georgia is One Of The Saddest
A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Vermont has used Twitter to establish that Hawaii is the happiest state in the union and Louisiana, Georgia, Missisipi and Maryland the saddest.
"Looking at 10 million tweets posted from 373 different sites across the country, the team ranked the saddest and happiest states and cities based on the frequency of happy and sad words posted onto the social networking site.
Dubbing the mathematical formula created to collate the information as a 'hedonometer', the scientists discovered that Napa, California was the happiest city, while Beaumont in Texas ranked as the most miserable".
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2281494/Study-10-million-tweets-reveals-Hawaii-happiest-state-surprises-Louisiana-saddest.html#ixzz2LRTdDcad