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Americans Tweet More About Church Than Beer

A recent study of 10 million geotagged tweets conducted by Floatingsheep.org revealed that Americans tweet more about church than beer. The word “church” was mentioned 17,686 times while “beer” was mentioned 14,405 times. 116 more words


Big Data Problems

Like I mentioned in a post a few months back, there are a few problems with mining Twitter for locational data. Partly, the problems are due to a less than representative sample size. 186 more words


Twitter Mappings

Happy Holidays everyone! No with our bellies full of ham, turkey and maybe something called turducken, it is time to get back to business. As we all know, social media never sleeps even during the holiday season. 195 more words

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Mapping racist tweets

I’m a little late to the game here, but the ever popular floatingsheep blog smashed their previous daily page view high with this post entitled ‘ 414 more words


The Church of Twitter

Have you ever wondered what is the most talked about topic on Twitter? A recent study found the answer is “beer” and “church”. Yes, you heard me correctly.  376 more words

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