These are the words you’re most likely to tweet while drunk

Shutterstock If you’re one of the thousands of New Yorkers who has, on occasion, sent out a tweet after a couple of cocktails, this algorithm may be able to pick up on your antics. Researchers from the University of Rochester recently developed a computer program that can single out tweets sent while the user is tipsy.  Some of the strongest words include “shot,” “here,” “haha,” a URL, and — worrisomely — “drive.” To develop the algorithm, researchers first collected millions of geo-tagged tweets and then filtered them for references to drinking and alcohol. Then they had to sort out whether the tweet was sent actually sent about the user’s own alcohol use (and not, say, a friend’s) and whether it was sent while the tweeter was under the influence. Below is…


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