A study of billions of words in the tweets of 63 million Twitter users revealed that happy words are highest over the weekend—and lowest between Monday and hump day. Other research shows that cranky messages spread like wildfire in the Twitterverse, from tweeter to follower, causing a deluge of downerism. You can stem the tide by being choosy about whom you follow, pausing to think before sending out a nasty message and being extra mindful about jumping into social media arguments—especially on Tuesdays.

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