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Posts Tagged ‘languages on Twitter’

Only 34% Of Tweets Are In English [CHART]

Only 34% Of Tweets Are In English [CHART]

Statista has published another Twitter chart that breaks down the distribution of languages on Twitter.

Turns out only 34% of tweets across the Twitterverse are in English.

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Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh Language

Oh, those University of Cambridge professors.

First, they perform live Twitter experiments, showing how the interconnectivity of hashtags in tweets is just like the human brain network.

Now, they’ve published research that taps into Twitter to study how the usage of one of the U.K.’s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing.

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Languages Of New York, According To Twitter [MAP]

Data analysts James Cheshire, Ed Manley, and John Barratt have created a very cool map depicting the most commonly used languages in New York, based on the ones used on Twitter.

The team visualized the geography of about 8.5 million geo-located tweets collected between January 2010 and February 2013, with language detected using Google’s translation tools.

Check out the map, and the numerical results, below.

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Spanish Is Second Most Tweeted Language

Here’s another reason to learn Spanish if you don’t already know it: It’s the second most tweeted language.

But don’t worry, if you don’t know how to speak another language and you’re signed on via Chrome, Google offers a fairly useless translation service.

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