Big Data Week

Big Data Week is one of the world’s most unique global platforms, offering a series of interconnected activities and conversations around the world across not only technology but also the commercial use cases for Big Data.

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Date: 23 April 2012
Location: Globally, UK

24 Hours of London's Tweets Visualised

London Tweets 24h

This is a fantastic visualisation of 24 hours' worth of tweets across London. It's a great video - and choice material for social media presentations, I'd wager - that brings to life the way information is shared across a geography.

The red dots are the tweets, with the yellow streaks showing the direction of a retweet (RT) from the origin to the destination. Of course, this is just a fraction of the actual volume as most people don't have geolocation turned on.

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