Geography of Tweets – Maps show the origin of Tweets around the world

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Twitter posted some amazing maps of tweet volumes composed of all tweets which were geo-taged since 2009 – that’s over 4 years of billions of tweets. Maps shows tweet densities by cities and continents around the world.

Twitter posted this description their blog along with the maps:

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 color is the Tweet count.)

Below are all the details maps from Twitter’s flickr account:

North America Tweets Map:
Visualization: North America

New York City Tweets Map:
Visualization: New York City

San Francisco Tweets Map:
Visualization: San Francisco

Boston Tweets Map:
Visualization: Boston

Seattle Tweets Map:
Visualization: Seattle

Europe Tweets Map:
Visualization: Europe

Tokyo Tweets Map:
Visualization: Tokyo

Sydney Tweets Map:
Visualization: Sydney

Seoul Tweets Map:
Visualization: Seoul

Sao Paulo Tweets Map:
Visualization: Sāo Paulo

Moscow Tweets Map:
Visualization: Moscow

Istanbul Tweets Map:
Visualization: Istanbul

Puerto Rico Tweets Map:
Visualization: Puerto Rico