What is Your State Known For?
By DiResta's accounting, it turns out Americans may be most concerned with the cost and health of their neighboring states. Stunned, right?
It's the qualitative searches, however, that provide the most interest to DiResta. "There are 12 unique terms that are classifiable as "culture/sentiment" queries, of which ten are negative: backwards, bad, boring, crazy, dangerous, hated, racist, stupid, trashy, weird. There were a few redeeming positive results; Colorado, Minnesota, Texas, and Vermont are 'awesome,' and Montana, New Hampshire, and New York are 'great.' But for the most part, it doesn't seem like we think very nice things about each other at the very least, we're more inclined to search for articles supporting (or related to) negative biases."
Check out DiResta's map to see what your state is known for.