Archive for September, 2011

Mood Changes Tracked By Twitter

Researchers from Cornell University using Twitter to monitor the attitudes of 2.4 million people in 84 countries, found that people all over the world awaken in a good mood – but globally that cheer soon deteriorates once the workday progresses. A study published in the journal Science, tracked Twitter tweets over two-years which determined that [...]

Americans Prefer Text Messaging

According to the Pew Research Center nearly three-quarters (73%) of American cell phone owners are texting, and nearly a third (31%) prefer texting to talking. That roughly matches recent data from comScore showing 70% of U.S. mobile subscribers use text message. Young people are the most avid practitioners, with those between 18 and 24 exchanging [...]