Another Olympics has come and gone and with it, a whole ton of tweets. The map above captures those tweets, hinting at what we were talking about and when.
A few things stand out. For one, the U.S. really loved Shaun White, who is represented by white circles. T.J. Oshie and the opening and closing ceremonies also dominated Americans’ tweets.
Among other things, it’s also fascinating to see how the world lights up. Sometimes tweets appear to move regionally across the globe, which makes sense. But other times, the entire world lights up together — meaning we were all watching and tweeting simultaneously.
— Jim Dalrymple II
|1.||4 Utah restaurants call it quits|
|2.||Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police|
|3.||Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera|
|4.||Restaurateur impressing Salt Lake with good food, hard work|
|5.||Mormon-owned BYU removes gay-marriage cards at bookstore|
|6.||Utah cities pushed to purge gun rules by national group|
|7.||BYU football: At least three freshmen could start in opener|
|8.||Salt Lake’s Flower Patch goes down as David bows to Goliath|
|9.||Trisha Yearwood re-emerges twice as busy with music, menus|
|10.||Photos: Portugal. The Man and Grouplove energize Salt Lake City crowd|