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Twitter 2012-2018: Geotagged Tweets (Light)

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, the map below shows all geotagged…

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Twitter 2012-2018: Geotagged Tweets

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, the map below shows all geotagged…

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Twitter 2012-2018: Geotagged Place Tweets

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, the map below shows all geotagged…

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Twitter 2012-2018: Zoomable Interactive Map Of Geotagged Tweets (Dark)

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, a high resolution 32K resolution version…

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Twitter 2012-2018: Zoomable Interactive Map Of Geotagged Tweets (Light)

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, a high resolution 32K resolution version…

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Twitter 2012-2018: Zoomable Interactive Map Of Geotagged Tweets By Language

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, a high resolution 32K resolution version…

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Twitter 2012-2018: An Animated Map of Twitter By Language

As part of Kalev's massive new study visualizing Twitter's evolution over the past seven years, the animation below shows all…

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Visualizing Seven Years Of Twitter's Evolution: 2012-2018

Looking back over seven years of the Twitter 1% stream, what can we learn about how one of the world’s…

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WashPost: Fox News Reportedly Killed The Stormy Daniels Story In 2016. It Has Played It Down Ever Since.

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how the networks have covered the Stormy Daniels story. Read The Full Article.

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How Much Attention Is Collusion Really Getting?

With the political discourse this week once again turning to Russia, it is worth looking back at NBC’s report last…

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Is Twitter's Spritzer Stream Really A Nearly Perfect 1% Sample Of Its Firehose?

How closely does the Twitter 1% Spritzer/Sample API match its firehose and has that alignment been relatively stable over the…

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Whatever Happened To The Denominator? Why We Need To Normalize Social Media

One of the most important but least told stories of the “big data” revolution is the way in which the…

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Is Twitter Really Faster Than The News?

One of the most basic truisms of the social media era is that social media offers the fastest indicator of…

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Creating A Data-Driven 'You Are Here' Media Map To Combat Fake News Using Billions Of Links

What if instead of assigning human ratings to outlets and stories, we leveraged massive data mining to construct the equivalent…

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Why Data Visualization Is Equal Parts Data Art And Data Science

Network visualizations are at once beautiful and informative, helping us make sense of the macro through micro patterns in the…

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WashPost: The Debunking Of Jussie Smollett Has Gotten More Attention Than His Initial Allegation

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores television and online news coverage of the Jussie Smollett story and how the debunking…

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How the Green New Deal Has Played Out Online

Earlier this month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Edward Markey released their ambitious proposal for a “Green New Deal” to…

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Axios: Fox News Focuses On Ocasio-Cortez More Than Almost Any 2020 Democrat

Axios covered the Washington Post's analysis of how Fox News has been covering the Democratic presidential slate. Read The Full…

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WashPost: The Democrats Attracting The Most Attention On Fox News? Warren, Harris – And Ocasio-Cortez

The Washington Post's Philip Bump looks at how Fox News has been covering the slate of Democratic presidential candidates. Read…

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World Heritage In Danger: Big Data And Remote Sensing Can Help Protect Sites In Conflict Zones

A new paper by researchers Noam Levin, Saleem Ali, David Crandall and Salit Kark uses GDELT to examine the threat…

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The Big Data Revolution Will Be Sampled: How 'Big Data' Has Come To Mean 'Small Sampled Data'

One of the great ironies of the “big data” revolution is the way in which so much of the insight…

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Facebook's Orwellian Privacy Stance Reminds Us Once Again That Our Data Is Its Data

The fact that Facebook feels that all of our data is its data and that we no longer disagree with…

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Could Facebook's Secret User Tracking Be Just A Preview Of What's To Come?

Could last week’s revelation just be the tip of the iceberg in terms of how social media companies harness their…

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Using BigQuery As A Lens To Explore Large Datasets

One of the most incredible aspects of the modern cloud is the way in which it accelerates massive adhoc data…