Visualizing Happiness Readings

Short readings:

Characterizing Happy Communities using Tweets

Study: status update language used to predict Facebook users’ age, gender, personality

Bubbles, Lines, and String (reading for Tuesday, Feb 11)

Longer Readings (skim methods section):

Personality, Gender, and Age in the Language of Social Media

Predicting and Characterizing Well-Being through the Language of Social Media

Jonathan Harris:

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World Well Being site:


Positive Psychology Center: