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This is really cool. Love this kind of visualisation work.

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Tweetping

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Check out the twitter activity in realtime

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Really interesting to watch this. It would fascinating to look at the how the hashtags change over time and whether you could show a relationship between them and news stories and events.

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Heather Ramsey's curator insight, February 5, 2013 11:41 AM

This links to a page where tweets on Twitter are tracked in real time and displayed on a dot map.

 

Questions: What regions have the most tweets? Do you think there are differences between what people tweet about in one part of the world versus another? What can you infer about the areas where there are no tweets reported?

Ann-Laure Liéval's curator insight, February 6, 2013 12:59 PM

Globalisation and the Internet; The US superpower and its softpower

nzgeogeek's curator insight, February 24, 2013 6:50 AM

You need to open this page in Google Chrome. It will not work using Internet Explorer.

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10 Ways Students Can Use Twitter for Paper Writing

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It been a while since we've posted any content on using Twitter in the academic context, so this submission from Leslie Anglesey is welcomed. These suggestions

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SOme useful hints here.

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Deborah Owen's curator insight, February 20, 2013 3:03 PM

Great ideas for engaging students with social media!

Elahe Amani's curator insight, February 20, 2013 6:30 PM

I presented at CATS Conference on the use of social media in the academic context.  These are questions of our time that we collectively devising an answer to it.

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, February 21, 2013 5:00 PM

If you can't beat em, join em.  If you're not using twitter- here are some great ideas for incorporating it for your students