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NFL fans by U.S. county, according to Facebook

NFL fans by U.S. county, according to Facebook | Geography Education |
On the surface Facebook is a social network, but those in the know recognize that it's actually one of the largest datasets of human trends, preferences and activity ever catalogued.
Seth Dixon's insight:

This is a crowd-sourced map of NFL fans is very different from this more stylized version

Heather Ramsey's curator insight, January 31, 2013 2:27 PM

This map shows fans of NFL teams by county. The data was collected from Facebook posts and people's pages. What patterns do you see for the fans in states that do not have a professional football team? In states that DO have a pro team, does everyone root for the home team? Why would a state have fans who root for another team? (Think geographically.)

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