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Posts Tagged ‘Map’

Where Do All The Jerks On Twitter Live?

If you’ve got sensitive eyes, avert them now: this post is going to contain its fair share of profanity. You have been warned.

People on Twitter run the gamut from ultra nice and polite to completely rude. And the latest little map-app will show you where tweeters in both of these camps are from.
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Soda Or Pop? A Twitter Map Of Soft Drinks [MAP]

What do you call a cool glass of bubbly, sugary goodness? Soda? Coke? Pop?

There is actually a geographical pattern to what people call soft drinks, and a data scientist has mapped it – using Twitter.
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Church Or Beer: What Do Americans Tweet About More? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In honor of the Fourth of July, took a look at the red, white and blue preferences of the different regions within America. Specifically, they wanted to see what was more popular across this great nation: church or beer.
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The “Love And Hate” Constellations Of New York’s Tweeters [INFOGRAPHIC]

New Yorkers are sure a tweet-happy bunch, and their 140 character messages paint a beautiful picture of their city’s loves and hates.
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The Most Popular News Sites In Britain, According To Twitter [MAP]

What news sites do the British read most? Is it BBC News and The Telegraph? Or are they more into The Sun and The Independent? There are plenty of news outlets battling it out for online eyeballs in the UK, and The Guardian has put together an interactive map of the top-shared news sources in the UK, courtesy of Twitter data, to see which ones come out on top.
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Can Analyzing Tweets Help Us Create Better Transit Routes? [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’re all used to seeing the nice, straight lines of transit maps, showing us where the buses and subways travel and when they stop. But how do people actually use these transit vehicles?

An intrepid graphic designer decided to answer this question by plotting tens of thousands of tweets around cities like New York, San Francisco and Chicago, and discovered that not all cities are actually providing transit where people are traveling.
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A World Of Tweets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter users are scattered throughout the world, but this fact doesn’t really hit home unless you visualize it.

Take a look at this real-time, interactive infographic that tracks Twitter users across the globe.
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Watch A Map Of Early Twitter Adoption Explode Across The US [VIDEO]

We’ve heard it before: 2009 was a watershed year for Twitter. Ashton Kutcher raced CNN to a million followers, Oprah signed up, and the Iranian protests used Twitter extensively that year. But how did the US react to this new “micro-blogging” network at the time?
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Is It Snowing Outside? Forget The Weather Channel – Use This Twitter Map Instead

Twitter is the new weather channel. From crowdsourcing the weather around the US to actually teaming up with The Weather Channel Twitter is proving to be the go-to place for the latest weather info.

This latest Twitter weather endeavor by @BenMarsh uses the hashtag #uksnow to track when and where snow is falling around the United Kingdom.
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Map Your Twitter Followers With TweepsMap

Want to know more about your Twitter followers than just what they tweet? Try TweepsMap, a new service that visualizes your Twitter follower’s geographical data, including their country, state or city.
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