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A real-time Twitter visualization: Tweetflare

A friend of mine, Nikhil Bobb, has created a very cool real-time visualization of tweets called Tweetflare:From what he has told me, there is no backend; it's running purely on Javascript. He uses the Processing.
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A friend of mine, Nikhil Bobb, has created a very cool real-time visualization of tweets called Tweetflare:

From what he has told me, there is no backend; it's running purely on Javascript. He uses the Processing.js libraries to make the graphics.

Right now it's just an art project, but in the future he plans to involve comparative queries. For example, where are people talking about the Mets vs. the Red Sox?

He created something similar for the 2008 Presidential election:

Follow Niki on Twitter and give Tweetflare a try for yourself.

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