Based on geolocated Twitter content, we track four types of Mood and Affect (Joy, Sadness, Anger and Fear). This figure shows the daily mood time series for the entire United Kingdom in the last 31 days
Check Regional Mood Scores:
for the last 31 days
since July 2009
Mood of the Nation uses the content of Twitter to nowcast mood rates in several UK regions.

This page is still in BETA.

Parts of the methodology together with relevant findings are described in the following paper:
Effects of the Recession on Public Mood in the UK, Lansdall-Welfare, Lampos and Cristianini, MSND/SMANE at WWW 2012.
* Check also the TwitterMood animation *

Current Mood Scores
-6.25
-2.88
-3.24
-4.80

Vertical axis Normalised mood scores for Joy, Sadness, Anger and Fear. For each category positive values indicate a score above its mean, whereas negative values show the opposite.
Horizontal axis Date in yyyy-mm-dd format