Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter Venn – Neoformix

By: Jeff Clark
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008

Venn Diagram’s can be used to illustrate the amount of overlap between various sets of items. In the projects section of Neoformix I have just published an application I call Twitter Venn. It supports investigation into the relationship between how words are used within the messages of all the people using Twitter.

Basically, you type in either two or three terms separated by commas, click ‘Search’, and get something like this:

In this example, the large circle on the left contains a great many small red circles which represent messages (tweets) that contain the word ‘chocolate’ but do not contain ‘milk’. The large circle on the right has blue circles representing messages that contain ‘milk’ but not ‘chocolate’. The intersecting area has purple circles indicating how many tweets contain both terms used together. The number of smaller circles is meant to show how frequently those words or combinations of words are used by people within Twitter. The bottom right area has a small table showing an estimate of the number of tweets/day for the various combinations.

Read more via Twitter Venn. Check-out these other cool apps from Neoformix: TwitArcs, Twitter Spectrum, Twitter StreamGraphs.

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Visualizing Twitter as Barack Obama Became the 44th President – FlowingData

Posted by Nathan
Jan 22, 2009 to FlowingData Projects, Mapping

US Twitter Usage

On Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 12pm, Barack Obama officially became the 44th president of the United States of America. As we all watched Obama being sworn in front of the massive crowd, Twitter was abuzz with excitement. Just how excited was the Twittersphere? Watch for yourself. The map starts early Monday morning. As the day moves on more people wake and tweet at a steady rate with increasing volume as the time comes nearer. Europe gets in on some of the action when the US goes back to sleep. Tuesday morning comes in with a new beginning in the air. Then boom, it’s time, and Twitter bursts with excitement.

Read more via Visualizing Twitter as Barack Obama Became the 44th President | FlowingData.