Explore Twitter's Hidden Landscape In These Gorgeous Interactive Maps

Twitter never tires of finding clever new ways to show off its mountains of tweets, it's going literal with actual mountains of tweets. Twitter's in-house data visualization scientist Nicolas Belmonte put together these new, interactive, topographical maps of tweet history, and the result is a digital mountain range… » 6/28/13 1:40pm 6/28/13 1:40pm

The Happiest and Saddest Places in the Country as Told by Your Tweets

Louisiana residents probably won't be too pleased to hear the following news, which, for them, won't really be a change of pace at all. According to a team at the very not-real-sounding Vermont Complex Systems Center and based on what is surely a totally objective and not at all arbitrary analysis of tweets,… » 2/19/13 4:20pm 2/19/13 4:20pm

Knowing the Real Life Location of These Tweets Makes You Feel Dirty

Twitter is modern day people watching. Anytime you check it, you see what a person is thinking or doing or saying. But it's not all happening in a digital vacuum, they're on break at work tweeting about their boss, they're outside a hospital tweeting about their day, they're somewhere tweeting about something. This… » 1/15/13 1:00am 1/15/13 1:00am