ColourLovers is a great site and service for those of us who preferred colour palettes to Top Trumps as kids. Check out their article looking at twitter user theme colours by state in the USA. Clearly the conservative states are not happy places.
When a social network like Twitter allows a user to select a theme to represent themselves in the digital world, that user is choosing to identify their digital persona with colors... And we wanted to look at who chooses what colors... If the world is made up of people and those people have a color preference... what then is the color of Texas? What color are mothers? What color are we?