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.||Obama’s order protects gay workers; Hatch wants religious exemption|
|2.||Clinton earns $12M in 16 months|
|3.||Tesla idles Calif. plant to retool for electric SUV|
|4.||Two brothers from Utah died in Arizona Strip plane crash|
|5.||Carlino (finally) talks about reason he left BYU|
|6.||Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited|
|7.||Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official|
|8.||Concert review: ‘Frozen’ prince charms crowd in Tabernacle Choir’s summer show|
|9.||NASA names building for Neil Armstrong|
|10.||Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies|