Twitter Trends Point to Global Sadness


If you believe what people say on Twitter is any indication of what the world thinks, than we may have entered a emotional depression. According to a study of 4.6 billion messages over 33 months, global happiness appears to be on a downward slope for over a year. While the test isn’t exactly scientific, it’s interested to see how Twitter can be used to predict moods. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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