Video showing how tweets spread after the earthquake in Virginia. Here’s the original post: http://www.iq.harvard.edu/blog/netgov/2011/08/tweetquake.html from the Institute for Quantiative Social Science at Hardvard.
Wordle based on top retweets on Twitter after Steve Jobs announced he is resigning as CEO of Apple on August 25, 2011.
Introducing the teamfollowback hashtag cluster.
We’ve been playing around with real-time clustering of the twitter stream. The idea is that once you cluster the tweets, you can much faster get rid of the unwanted stuff. You can see that teamfollowback nicely summarizes a whole host of tags you’d normally not be interested in.