Presidential inauguration – Twitter visualisation

Posted January 23, 2009 in social media, visualisation  |  No Comments so far

This animated map from FlowingData shows the global location of each Twitter post tagged as #inauguration between Monday and Wednesday this week.

Twitter visualisation from FlowingData

Although the world map isn’t shown, over time the US and the UK become almost perfectly defined by the density of Twitter post markers. You can also see outlines of south America and western Europe.

The big flurry happens when the US wakes up on Tuesday morning…

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