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The Topography Of Tweets [INTERACTIVE MODEL]

Twitter’s data visualization scientist Nicolas Belmonte wanted to display the billions of tweets ricocheting around the world at any given point in a more inventive way than has been done before.

We’ve seen Twitter maps, interactive 3D Twitter models, and Twitter photo browsers.

But how about a 3D topographical map of billions of tweets, visualized across cities around the entire world?

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Vizible Shares Twitter Photos Nearby . . . Very Nearby

Ever wonder what people around you are tweeting? You probably don’t want to know actually – just like we didn’t.

But once you download this handy app, you’ll look alright – and you’ll find yourself checking back every now and then, if only to make sure you aren’t near any creepy people taking creepy photos.

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Twitter Enhances Viewing Options For Photos, Videos and Related Tweets

Twitter is kicking that photo/video train into high gear, with its announcement of new photo and video features that are rolling out, starting today. Steamrolling out, rather.

And not only that, they’re making it easier to view related tweets, making Twitter more conversational.

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Send A Tweet To Get The Most Relevant Trending Images In An Instant

If you’re looking for a way to find the most relevant, trending images on Twitter – fast, we have a solution for you.

All it takes is having a targeted keyword in mind and sending a tweet with that keyword to this Twitter.

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Don’t Use Twitter Photos Without Permission Or You Might Get Sued

Have you ever taken a screenshot of a photo you saw on Twitter and reposted it somewhere as part of a blog post?

Well, you better think twice before doing THAT again because a judge just ruled that two news agencies should’ve asked permission before using an image tweeted by a photojournalist.

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How Twitter Filters Were Born

Remember the old days (last week) when it took multiple steps to tweet your filtered, cropped and or dramatically faded photos?

Well, did you know that Twitter came out with photo filters just to save you this trouble? ‘Tis true.

That revelation and details around how the filters came to be were announced today.

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Flickr’s New Twitter Integration May Win Over Disgruntled Instragrammers

And the photo saga continues.

Instagram disconnects, Twitter releases new photo editing capabilities, Pinterest adds supports for Twitter cards and now Flickr has jumped into the fray with a new iOS app that fully integrates with Twitter. And Facebook. And Tumblr.

And it may make Instagrammarians consider relocating.

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