3D Printed Christmas Ornament Made From Social Network Data

3D Printed Christmas Ornament Made From Social Network Data
technology

SapientNitro's star-shaped decoration has points of different lengths, depending on how many Facebook friends a person has around the world.

Emma Hutchings
  • 7 december 2012

Interactive marketing and creative design agency SapientNitro is sending friends a bespoke 3D-printed Christmas ornament that was created using their social network data. They used a data visualization algorithm to transform the information into a star-shaped decoration. Each of its points, and their lengths, indicate how many Facebook friends the person has in different places around the world.

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