Intel, which has catered to Facebook and Twitter users’ inherent narcissism before, is giving you a new tool for digital navel-gazing: an infographic that’s all about you.
Inspired by a recent lecture from Fabian Neuhaus (UrbanTick), I have taken a week-long sample of around 20k geotagged tweets from London and produced a week/weekend temporal visualisation.
President Obama’s State of the Union: What were the most Tweet-worthy moments?
As an awkward hush fell over the US Congress while President Obama was chuckling over (hypothetical) spilled milk, Twitter was on fire with people yucking it up at the president’s expense. Click the chart to see all the other highlights including some top tweets from both sides of the political spectrum.
a map of people in chicago going to work and then going home via their geotagged tweets (via gapersblock)
Is this the structure of Chicago? (by Eric Fischer)
While SOPA and PIPA are no laughing matter (join the strike), the reaction from those on Twitter who don’t know what’s going on is great entertainment. Do a search on ‘wtf wikipedia’ for tweets from confused individuals who are trying to find information on stuff.
A period of unrest can provoke many untruths, an analysis of 2.6 million tweets suggests. But Twitter is adept at correcting misinformation - particularly if the claim is that a tiger is on the loose in Primrose Hill
Follow the Hash Tag by Madrid-based communication design office DNOiSE is a viral advertising tool, but also a live visualization of popular Tweet topics.
These are the connections among the Twitter users who recently tweeted the word occupywallstreet when queried on November 15, 2011, scaled by numbers of followers (with outliers thresholded). Connections created when users reply, mention or follow one another. Relies and mentions edges are highlighted in blue, follows connections are grey. The data set starts on 11/15/2011 23:08 and ends on 11/15/2011 23:34 UTC, a total of 26 minutes of traffic.
That is, folk who are followed by 20 or more people on the list…
Graphic: Follow the tweets of the Occupy movement
The Occupy movement began with a single tweet from Adbusters and has grown to more than 550,000 Twitter posts from around the world. Take a look to see where the hotspots are.
What’s Up features an animated bubble scatterplot to convey a visual overview of Twitter’s most popular conversation subjects in time.
It looks like the after the arrests in occupy Boston, The Boston Globe is covering it in its front page everyday.
Geo-located tweets, each box representing an equal number of tweets: http://goo.gl/LdFiz
The expanding (immaterial) universe of Twitter.