We’re in a fascinating age in which the intersection of data and design, powered by digital media, can manifest both usefully and gorgeously.

One of the coolest uses of data visualization is rendering social networks like Twitter 3D.

Unfortunately, through changes in the Twitter API, many developers have hit a stumbling block in generating creative new uses of Twitter data – but Twitter visualization projects still exist that blow our minds.

Check out 5 of our favorite ways to experience Twitter in 3D, right from your desk chair, below.

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