Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Beyoncé - Beyond the Map


I most have been the only person on the planet to have missed the news that Beyoncé has released a new album. At least I appear to be by this animated map of all the people around the world busy Tweeting about the singer.

The Beyoncé Twitter map uses CartoDB's Torque library to animate through nearly a whole day's worth of Tweets. Time really liked the map but not everyone liked the map or Time's coverage of it. Here's one particularly thoughtful critique of the map.
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