Facebook’s Testing A New Type Of News Feed: Here’s What It Means

Ever since Facebook first launched, it has undergone a metamorphosis. At one stage, it was a simple and easy-going website that was fairly limited in features but heavy on personal data. Today, it’s one of the most sought-after and successful marketing and campaign building platforms on the planet. Some even believe it has the power … Continue reading Facebook’s Testing A New Type Of News Feed: Here’s What It Means

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Twitter Data Reveals These 5 Interesting Things About Ourselves

In an earlier post, I described how Twitter can be used to measure happiness and predict the future. The Hedonometer is a tool that's used for this exact purpose by analysing 10% of Twitter's user data. With it comes a long list of implications for public wellbeing. This process is called sentiment analysis. With that said, I'd … Continue reading Twitter Data Reveals These 5 Interesting Things About Ourselves

Measuring Happiness and Predicting the Future Through Twitter

If you want to get a good idea of Twitters presence in the US, look at the picture above. Those blue and red dots are all tweets, red is happy and blue is sad. Who would have thought you can measure people's wellbeing by analyzing Twitter data? Last week I attended a presentation by Chris … Continue reading Measuring Happiness and Predicting the Future Through Twitter