Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Shaer, Matthew (APRIL 2014), What Emotion Goes Viral the Fastest?, Smithsonian Magazine, Retrieved on 2017-06-20
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  • Folksonomies: wonder emotions virality

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    20 JUN 2017

     The Sense of Wonder is More Viral Than Anger

    In many cases, these flare-ups triggered a chain reaction of anger, with User A influencing Users B and C, and outward in a widening circle of hostility, until it seemed all of Sina Weibo was burning. The users, according to the study’s authors, passed along these messages not only to “express their anger” but to instill a similar sense of outrage among other members of their online community on Sina Weibo—one of the only venues where the Chinese can circumvent government restrictions...
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