Twitter Predicts Risk Of Heart Disease

Twitter Predicts Risk Of Heart Disease

March 18, 2015

Obviously, Twitter is a thermometer of the social climate, but, as an interesting study by the University of Pennsylvania shows, it is also of the mental and physical health of its users.

By tracking the “trills” of a certain area they have discovered that there is a clear correlation between the manifestations of anger, stress and fatigue with the risk of heart disease. And on the contrary: the abundance of tweets that express enthusiasm and optimism coincide with a lower incidence of these disorders, the number one cause of death on the planet.

via Twitter predicts the risk of heart disease.

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