TweetPing: Revealing Worldwide Twitter Activity in Real Time

January 24, 2013
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(This article was originally published at information aesthetics, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

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Tweet Ping [tweetping.net], developed by Franck Ernewein seems like an excellent wallpaper backdrop for your secret data visualization dungeon.

Next to the obvious tweet messages flashing by on a world density map, various statistical measures (e.g. the number of messages, words and characters) are displayed in a dashboard interface at the bottom. All Twitter data seems to be aggregated by the world continent it originates from, which is also summarized by a single pie chart.

Someone knows what the shorts lines emanating from the dots on the world map mean? And the constantly refreshing bar charts?



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