Facebook Now Tracks Global ‘Vibes’

Facebook Now Tracks Global ‘Vibes’
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Gross National Happiness Index - a new application from Facebook, can track global highs and lows from aggregating key words within user status updates.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 6 october 2009

Gross National Happiness Index – a new application from Facebook, can track global highs and lows from aggregating key words within user status updates.  Launched on Monday, the application measures how “well-off, happy or satisfied with life” US citizens are.  GNHI provides a number of information filters: ‘Positivity’, ‘Negativity’ and the ‘Gross National Happiness’ – (difference between the Positivity and Negativity data).

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