Gorgeous Maps Show The Origin Of Tweets All Around The World

Here are some amazing maps showing geo-located Tweet volumes since 2009 in cities and continents across the globe, posted to Twitter’s flickr.

Here’s Twitter’s description:

Those of us on the Visual Insights team are obsessed with the patterns that emerge from aggregated Tweets over time. A continuing curiosity is about the geographical shapes that surface in geotagged Tweets. The images we’re sharing here use all of the geo-tagged Tweets since 2009 — billions of them. (Every dot is a Tweet, and the colour is the Tweet count.)

And now the maps:

North America and part of South America:

twitter map


New York City:

San Francisco:





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