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The 2,500 Top Beers On Twitter [MAP]

PeekAnalytics is at it again, culling through Twitter data to map out the most popular brands in different categories.

This time around, they’ve created the intriguing, thirst-inducing PeekAnalytics #BeerMap, which they’ve provided to AllTwitter as an exclusive.

It’s a searchable global map of 2,500+ beers brands/breweries across more than 15K cities and towns.

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PeekAnalytics Uses Twitter Data To Map America’s Favorite Burger Chains

Social audience measurement platform PeekAnalytics has crafted an interactive map that utilizes Twitter data to display the 20 most popular burger chains in the country.

The trends are surprising.

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Researchers Create “Geography Of Hate,” A U.S. Map Of Racist And Homophobic Tweets

Prompted by the recent prominence of cyber bullying and online hate crime, a group of geography academics called Floating Sheep has a created a map called the “Geography of Hate,” a visual display of tweets that are racist, homophobic or ableist (discriminatory against people with disabilities) across the U.S.

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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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100% Of U.S. Senate Members Now Use Twitter [MAP]

Later today Barack Obama will be publicly sworn in as President of the United States Of America, and as the buzz builds across the Twitter the timing couldn’t have been any better.

As of Friday, all 100 members of the Senate, and 90 percent of the 398 members of the House Of Representatives have active Twitter accounts.

Back in 2011, just 44 percent of the Senate and 35 percent of the House were active on Twitter. There are 29 States with their entire delegation tweeting, and every State across America boasts a delegation tweeting rate of at least 70 percent. Not bad for a platform that was just getting started when President Obama was first elected.

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Find Love, More Exercise And Quit Drinking – What Are Twitter’s New Year Resolutions? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you make any resolutions for 2013?

If so, you’re far from alone. The anticipation of a New Year and a fresh start encourages millions and millions of people to decide to make at least one big change in their life.

And, according to Twitter, our biggest goals for this year include finding (or giving) love, hitting the gym and quitting drinking.

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This Visualization Reveals How The USA Is Talking About Hurricane Sandy On Twitter [MAP]

What can Twitter tell us about Hurricane Sandy, specifically how the aftermath of the superstorm is impacting the USA?

Quite a lot, it turns out, thanks to this interactive visualisation from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University Of Oxford, who collected tweets containing the words “flood” or “flooding” between October 29-30 to evaluate how people are coping with and talking about the disaster on Twitter.

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Using Twitter And Flickr To Map The World [PHOTOS]

Sometimes it’s very easy to forget just how quickly the world changes, particularly with the all-conquering innovations that develop on the internet.

After all, it’s just five years ago that Twitter first opened its doors to an unassuming public, and nobody could have begun to imagine the impact that the network would make around the globe – culture to culture, person to person – in such a short space of time.

These incredible maps, created by Eric Fischer, use geolocation to show how both Twitter and photo-sharing service Flickr are spreading across the planet.

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