Want to see a map of every tweet on planet Earth?
The map shows how many tweets have been sent around the world in the past three-and-a-half years
Interactive maps are the norm these days, each allowing users to get a better sense of quantifiable data. Eric Fisher of Mapbox has taken tweets as the basis for his interactive map.
The map shows how many tweets have been sent around the world in the past three-and-a-half years.
Fisher put together the map which also shows exactly where these geotagged tweets are coming from, i100 reported Friday.
The map shows a total of 6,341,973,478 tweets from all over the world, which is about 10 million public tweets a day, or around 120 per second.
Fisher described his map as accurate as possible but noted blank spaces on some streets when the map is zoomed in.
He explains these spaces as not a bug in the data as “the same stripe also shows up in the unfiltered tweets, so it must be Twitter that is filtering them out.”
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