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European detail map of Flickr and Twitter locations

World map of Flickr and Twitter locations European detail map of Flickr and Twitter locations North American detail map of Flickr and Twitter locations See something or say something: New York See something or say something: London See something or say something: Tokyo See something or say something: Singapore See something or say something: Jakarta See something or say something: Sao Paulo See something or say something: Seoul See something or say something: Los Angeles See something or say something: Mexico City See something or say something: Washington, DC See something or say something: San Francisco See something or say something: Rotterdam See something or say something: Philadelphia See something or say something: Moscow See something or say something: Santiago See something or say something: Amsterdam See something or say something: Chicago

Where people post geotagged photos to Flickr from and geotagged tweets to Twitter from.

Click Detail to see the city names.

50 photos | 133,865 views



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Nicoletto (que te meto) says:

Amazing! Waiting for Barcelona :P
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

Thanks! I'll check tonight whether I have enough data for Barcelona to make a good one.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Victoria_vO says:

Cool! Have you got more of South America in mind? And Argentina?
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

As you can see on the world map, I unfortunately don't have good data for most of South America. But if there is a particular location you have in mind, I can try.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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patrickjoust says:

These are so cool! I wouldn't be surprised if there's really not enough data to make it look interesting, but I'd love to see one of Baltimore.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Theresa2P says:

Very cool! Thanks for sharing!!!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

OK, here are Baltimore (#34) and Barcelona (#32).
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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clarencecoconut says:

stunning set
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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eschares says:

Portland, OR?
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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pizzicato_iv says:

Please, Minneapolis-St. Paul?
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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acroamatic says:

If you can do Singapore, that will be fantastic!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Kombizz says:

Interesting project.
I wonder how he managed to get this information?
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Yvonne Thompson says:

I've been waiting for someone to do this! Fascinating, I'd love to see Melbourne, Australia. This should be especially interesting to urban planners and those who study people and perceptions of place and cultural 'value'.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

Sorry, Melbourne, Portland and Minneapolis-St. Paul don't have enough Twitter records yet to look good. Singapore is already there. I hope I'll be able to get enough additional data later on to make good maps of these additional cities.
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valoriez says:

Seattle would be really cool too!
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acroamatic says:

Thanks, Eric! Missed it somehow when I first looked at the set.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Coghill Cartooning says:

Great set, great idea, great images!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Jonathan Fulton says:

Seems like Denver, Colorado has a demarcation line, photos to the west and tweets to the east. You've got the rockies and outdoor activities to the west of the city and plains and highways to the east. Not much to take pictures of there, but so much more than can be written about to the other side. I think it would make for an interesting look, if your data is good. (plus I live here:)
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Dave G Kelly says:

Twickrverse! That's what you should call it Eric.

Although Flitter has an appeal too.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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jennybene says:

Would love to see Vancouver, BC :)
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Lynne Hand says:

These are so lovely. Well done.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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EYECCD says:

Outasite!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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clickykbd says:

this datavis is simply gloriously executed. Would be fun to do the same projection as the famous "earth at night" images and see how much direct correlation there is (quite a bit I expect).
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

Thanks! I had lost track of where the very-high-res Earth at Night was, but just found it, so it would be great to do that direct comparison.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Brisan says:

Absolutely amazing - great work!!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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tariq_m says:

Thanks for the great effort! I am sure lots of people would like to see Seattle's map.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Mister Scratch says:

Pure and simple - effin' brilliant... and thank you!
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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crume says:

Are you making the tools you used to make this available for others?

I would be very interested in seeing Arizona and the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale MSA like this.

For how long do you track the tweets?
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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crume says:

Cape Town would also be amazing to see.
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

I should clean up the code a little and release it.

This is about two months worth of tweets (about 61 million)
Posted 34 months ago. ( permalink )

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F . E says:

wow!!! very interesting and inspiring images. Amazing work
Would love to see Dubai if possible
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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ajfroggie says:

Interesting...I didn't realize this was such easily obtained data.
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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I Kt. Prawira Adhimatera says:

Nice work !
How about Bali, Indonesia ?
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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David & Deana Sullivan says:

Really nice, thanks. I'd be interested to see some of the relatively darker spots - Caribbean, southern Africa, western US.
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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Paloma G. Díaz says:

Congratulations! Its an excellent project! Thanks
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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micamica says:

Fantastic work!
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Allyson Correia says:

Awesome project!!!
Posted 33 months ago. ( permalink )

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wendyverwey says:

This is REALLY amazing Eric! Any chance of adding South Africa, or some other African hubs like Nigeria, Kenya or Tanzania? Good work, thank you!
Posted 32 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

Thanks! Unfortunately I do not have enough data yet to make good maps for those places, but hope that it will be possible to do them in the future as more data accumulates.
Posted 32 months ago. ( permalink )

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doutorcorleone says:

Hi, Eric.

I am a Brazilian journalist and wrote you a few days ago. I will write an article about the project. I have two questions:

All images correspond to the same day and time?

How you got the idea for the project?

Cheers.
Posted 32 months ago. ( permalink )

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THORcido says:

Hi Eric, I like those pics, I have a question to you, what about the points in the wather? is it actually posts from boats?
Thanks.
Posted 31 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

I'm not sure about the water points. Some of them are legitimately from boats but others are probably faulty location data.
Posted 31 months ago. ( permalink )

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DENelson83 says:

Can you do Vancouver?
Posted 31 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric Fischer says:

OK, here is Vancouver. I'm not sure why I didn't post it earlier.
Posted 31 months ago. ( permalink )

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Uriel_Li says:

Hi Eric, any plan to release your tool? thank you!
Posted 24 months ago. ( permalink )

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alex-mayorga says:

Beautiful "maps" Eric.

Could you please do one for Monterrey, MX and its metropolitan area?
Posted 21 months ago. ( permalink )

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vicgic2001 says:

Great Job Eric !!, Thanks for the maps.
Posted 11 months ago. ( permalink )

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