You are what you tweet

14.07.2011                      12.Tammus, 5771

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You are what you tweet

As well as being a great tool for keeping up with celebrity gossip, Twitter can also be a great way to track public health trends, researchers find.

As well as keeping people up to date on the latest celebrity gossip and current events, social networking site Twitter can be use a useful resource in tracking important public health trends, researchers have found. 
Two computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University, who used software to sift through 2 billion public tweets, found that Twitter could actually be a useful way to monitor how the public treats health issues….