Social Media Mapping

Social networks look to map the world via data collected on users

Implications - Data from several social networks is now being used for ventures far more advanced than targeted advertising. Data from social media sources such as Twitter and Facebook are now being used to map global resolutions, sicknesses and language use locations. How, where, why and when people are virtually interacting can be extremely useful for understanding target markets.
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Social Media Maps - The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' Maps Give Direction to n00bs
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Warm 15,902 Clicks Pub: Oct 9, 10
Social Media Maps
The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' Maps Give Direction to n00bs
The Randall Munroe 'Online Communities' maps make web surfing easy for the less Internet-savvy. The maps outline the Internet's biggest websites as countries and seas, giving clarity to each site's ranking… [More]
Aerial Tweet Maps - Fast Company Design Aerial Maps Reveal Twitter User Data of NYC and London
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Average 3,860 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 13
Aerial Tweet Maps
Fast Company Design Aerial Maps Reveal Twitter User Data of NYC and London
These aerial tweet maps reveal information and user data about the way New Yorkers and Londoners tweet. The information highlighted in the maps reveals the most common languages people tweet in in... [More]
Search Engine-Mapped Goals - Google Zietgeist Resolutions Unites the World and Encourages Progress
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Average 2,428 Clicks Pub: Jan 3, 13
Search Engine-Mapped Goals
Google Zietgeist Resolutions Unites the World and Encourages Progress
The Google Zeitgeist Resolutions 2012 application is an awesome way to share your New Years Resolutions with the world and gain inspiration. The application encourages users to share their hopes and... [More]
Social Media-Tracking Maps - The Eric Fischer NYC Twitter Map Shows Tweet-Sensitive Zones
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Mild 2,298 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 12
Social Media-Tracking Maps
The Eric Fischer NYC Twitter Map Shows Tweet-Sensitive Zones
This black and white grid is compilation of 10,000 tweets and is known as the NYC Twitter map. Programmer Eric Fischer wanted to run an experiment to see how active civilians of New York were using social… [More]
Crowdsourced Location Tagging - TagTagCity is a Crowdsourced Digital Overview of Visited Locations
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Mild 1,785 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 13
Crowdsourced Location Tagging
TagTagCity is a Crowdsourced Digital Overview of Visited Locations
TagTagCity is a Belgium-based web platform that aims to create a crowdsourced overview of practically any location one can visit for leisure, entertainment, arts and culture. The platform is a... [More]
Social Media Sickness Trackers - This Infographic Uses Twitter for Tracking the Flu
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Mild 1,651 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 13
Social Media Sickness Trackers
This Infographic Uses Twitter for Tracking the Flu
Flu season is in full swing and with widespread reports of mass sicknesses, it’s useful to start tracking the flu. This infographic uses Twitter to accomplish this. The graph shows a map of... [More]
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