global twittererings

[frog design]( [built a really cool realtime twitter geolocation visualizing app](, that builds a heatmap of locations for tweets posted as it monitors. Here's the heatmap after letting it run for an hour, on a Wednesday, around noon MST:


I'd expected Canada to be much more highly represented - my perception of using Twitter is that it's largely US/Canada/UK centric. Turns out, the US is responsible for about a third of all tweets, followed by the UK, Indonesia (? REALLY! Indonesia. I know!), Netherlands and Mexico. Canada is down in 9th place. Surprising.

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