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22 June 2017

Does your attitude on social media correlate to your success at dieting?

Does your attitude on social media correlate to your success at dieting? Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the USA believe so. They argue that they can predict someone’s dieting success or failure based on the words and phrases they use on Twitter with a 77 percent accuracy. Dieters who are likely to succeed employ optimistic language and focus on fitness and health related matters, whereas those more likely to fail tend to express anxiety, fear, unease and a generally negative disposition in their tweets.

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