Tell Twitter Your Problems..

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So now, researchers have a way to help public health but at the cost of our privacy on Twitter ? Sam Frizell tells us about how researchers are analyzing over a million tweets to find patterns of depression and how they are trying to predict depression as well. I think it could be a good idea, to have someone sift through your personal tweets and try to keep you out of trouble, but at the same time, who wants mom on your case even online and telling you to get help when you’re just simply emotional? I don’t think people will take to this kind of thing very well especially when it would be invading their privacy about their feelings. Definitely a smart thing for researchers to use; if you have their permission to do so, but like I said I’m sure no one wants to have their every tweet/thought recorded to tell them they seem depressed and need help. To read more on this article, click here.

 

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