How Does Information Spread Around The Urban Environment? [Video]

How Does Information Spread Around The Urban Environment? [Video]

24 hours of Twitter's nervous system's activity is mapped over the capital of the UK.

Stephen Fortune
  • 30 march 2011

The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London have traced a map of Twitter Communication over the course of 24 hours in London. Chief researcher Anders Johansson explains:

“Tweets are shown as red circles, and retweets as yellow points moving in the direction of information –  from the original tweets towards the location of the retweets. It’s interesting to see that, aside from a lull around 10am, traffic remains pretty constant throughout the day.”

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