Twitter Happiness Levels Soar As People Travel Further From Home
Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment
Full Story: MIT
The headline is interesting enough: when people get out of their normal location they express happiness.
But another nugget in the article is:
However, they also measured the average distance that each Twitter user travelled according to their geolocation data. They found that people in cities tend to travel over a larger area than people who live in less densely populated areas.
City dwellers travel farther. Which shouldn’t be a surprise I guess but is.