SeaOfLetters650A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but which words could be worth 1,000 shares when they are used in Facebook status updates?

According to the infographic below, from Facebook application creator ShortStack, words that convey the following actions make status updates on the social network more likely to be shared:

  • advises
  • amazes
  • amuses
  • gives
  • inspires
  • unites
  • warns

Readers: What do you think of ShortStack’s advice?

ShortStackWordScienceInfographic

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