Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks (NY Times)

ImageBAD NEWS SELLS. If it bleeds, it leads. No news is good news, and good news is no news.

Those are the classic rules for the evening broadcasts and the morning papers, based partly on data (ratings and circulation) and partly on the gut instincts of producers and editors. …

…But now that information is being spread and monitored in different ways, researchers are discovering new rules.

READ MORE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/science/good-news-spreads-faster-on-twitter-and-facebook.html

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