Positive Messages Contagious on Internet

“American researchers studied social networking interactions over three years and found that positive messages spread through contacts.

They analysed more than a billion Facebook status updates, among more than 100 million users, and found that positive statements generated similar messages among friends…

And they found that happy messages spread further than miserable ones…

Each additional positive post generated an estimated 1.75 positive posts amongst friends while each additional negative post yielded 1.29 more negative posts.”

Article: Happiness is contagious, even online, IOL Lifestyle

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