When it comes to the Internet, are people more prone to jump on an angry bandwagon than a joyful one?
New data indicates this may be the case. A study (pdf) by researchers at China's Beihang University shows that people on China's Twitter-like microblogging site Sina Weibo are more likely to throw in their two cents or pass along posts that are angry in nature, while posts that are joyful, sad, or disgusted tend to stagnate.
"Connected by online social ties, different users influence each other emotionally," the study reads. "We find the correlation of … Read more