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Tweets Determine Intelligence by State
by Meg Duley,posted Jun 12 2014 6:54AM
How smart is your state? If you're basing each state's IQ off of tweets made by residents, Massachusetts is the most intelligent.
Researchers came up with an IQ for each state based on 500 thousand tweets posted by U.S. residents. A computer algorithm was used to score tweets based on spelling, grammar and word choice.
The majority of states got scores falling between a fourth grade and sixth grade reading level, and state-by-state results pretty much matched up to previous official state education performance statistics. Louisiana and Alabama received the lowest scores.
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