• It looks like there's something to this idea that blacks use twitter in higher proportion. The southeast is a higher % black vs. other parts of America. - daytraitors
  • a lot of blue dots from where I live - ラン。

World map of Flickr and Twitter locations

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Red dots are locations of Flickr pictures. Blue dots are locations of Twitter tweets. White dots are locations that have been posted to both.

Larger European and North American excerpts.

Something strange is going on off the east coast of Japan. Are these Tokyo Datum locations instead of WGS84?

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  1. studio79 45 months ago | reply

    I'm a little surprised you don't have a map of the middle east due to the widespread use of twitter and Flickr to mobilize the Arab revolutions.

  2. Eric Fischer 45 months ago | reply

    I didn't do one just because it didn't have such a large, visible concentration of locations, but you're right, I should make a regional map for there.

  3. warrenski 45 months ago | reply

    These are truly fantastic, very intriguing. Would you please consider publishing a map of South Africa, and if there is sufficient data, maps of both the cities of Cape Town and Johannesburg?

  4. Blau Zahl 45 months ago | reply

    I suspect that the first thing Arab revolutionaries would do is turn off geolocation, however, it looks there is some data there. It would be very interesting to see a map of Iran.

  5. Kombizz 45 months ago | reply

    nice project

  6. iMitchK 45 months ago | reply

    The Dutch sure love to tweet! (:

  7. icgolf72 45 months ago | reply

    are you going to make these available in a poster form or such?

  8. Eric Fischer 45 months ago | reply

    Sorry, I don't have enough data for any South African cities to make good maps there.

    The Europe and North America ones might be detailed enough to make good posters. I'll have to look into that.

  9. Wen Nag (aliasgrace) 45 months ago | reply

    Your Flickr/Twitter project is currently the main net headline on the Norwegian major newspaper Dagbladet. Congrats! Great work! Here's the link: Dagbladet's news story

  10. Eric Fischer 45 months ago | reply

    Thanks for letting me know about the Dagbladet story!

  11. natas_06061969 45 months ago | reply

    WOW! This is soo awesome!!! You did an amazing job!!!!!
    *thumbsup*

  12. RaySorian 45 months ago | reply

    Maximum PC has you twice in 26 Awesome, Unusual and Interactive Online Maps

    Once for you Flickr and Twitter locations Maps and again for your Locals and Tourists Maps

    Links:
    www.maximumpc.com/article/features/26_awesome_unusual_and...
    www.maximumpc.com/article/features/26_awesome_unusual_and...

  13. scleroplex 45 months ago | reply

    and thank you for using the peters projection

    now there is also the narukawa - www.flickr.com/photos/scleroplex/5980784515

  14. chris_penkett 38 months ago | reply

    Really nice and the language maps in different colours is also one of my favourites: www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/8638292/Amazing-ma...

  15. Ivan . 36 months ago | reply

    Beautiful work.. felicitaciones.

  16. megminer 18 months ago | reply

    Quick question for you – what is the length of time used to collect the data for this map – a single day, a month?

  17. Eric Fischer 18 months ago | reply

    This one has two months of tweets and a few years of photos.

  18. Bizzun 16 months ago | reply

    Pretty interesting we think these photos are pretty amazing!

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