We Use More Happy Words Than Sad Words, Says Twitter Study

by Shea Bennett
A new study has revealed that we use far more positive than negative words in most forms of written language, including Twitter. Using big data methodology, a team of scientists analysed the words used in 10 languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Indonesian, Russian, Arabic, Korean and Chinese, and found that the most commonly used words in each ...Read the full article


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