The 50+ Best Tweets About the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

In case you missed it, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have officially confirmed their intentions to be come one gigantic conglomerate of suck. The internet, understandably, found this upsetting! Here are the funniest, angriest tweets about your new favorite monopoly: » 2/13/14 8:48am 2/13/14 8:48am

Tweetdeck Just Got a Little Bit Prettier

Tweetdeck's got a gift for you today. No, unfortunately it's not fixed notifications, but it's still a step in the right direction. Meet the new, prettier tweet panel. It makes firing off 140-char screeds a little more pleasant. » 8/16/13 10:22am 8/16/13 10:22am

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

These Awesome Maps Show Off All the World's Geo-Tagged Tweets

There's only so many place you can tweet from, and Twitter's been diligently indexing them all. These new visualizations from the Twitter team show the history of all geo-tagged tweets since 2009 (when the feature was born) by location. We're talking billions of them. » 6/01/13 3:09pm 6/01/13 3:09pm

Mean Tweeters Have Forced Incoherent Senator Chuck Grassley To Make…

You may have noticed a certain indescribable gaping hole on Twitter over the past few months, and you're not alone. BuzzFeed hunted down the root of the problem to Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley's uncharacteristically coherent, and no longer seemingly-fever-dream-induced recent tweets. » 3/05/13 4:33pm 3/05/13 4:33pm

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, Louisiana … » 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

The Library of Congress Can't Quite Handle That Massive Tweet Archive…

A few years ago, the Library of Congress announced its plans to create an archive of every public tweet ever. If you thought that sounded a little bit optimistic, you'd be right; the Library of Congress released a white paper today explaining why they can't quite pull it off. » 1/04/13 11:26am 1/04/13 11:26am