The map below compiles a list of every location on earth mentioned on at least 16 distinct days in 2015 and color-codes it by the average "tone" (emotion/sentiment) of all worldwide coverage mentioning that location over all of 2015, from bright green (very happy) to bright red (very unhappy).

Global happiness & sadness (2015)


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