Submitted by Rami Nuseir on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:28
My assignment was simple. Pick a city, run a Twitter search for #cityname, and see what Salience comes up with on the tweets I extract.
I live in the lovely city of Montreal, so I collected 10,000 tweets containing #Montreal, to see what's going on around my city.
You know what I found?
Submitted by Rami Nuseir on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 13:35
Ah Twitter, how I love you so.
Submitted by Rami Nuseir on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 13:47
Whenever I want news about something, rather than run a google search, I run a Twitter search. Maybe it's because I like mixing in random blog posts and opinion pieces with my news, or maybe I really enjoy the large amounts of profanity on Twitter (#urmothersanastronaut).
Whatever the reason may be, Twitter is a great source of news and entertainment for me.
Submitted by Mekkin Bjarnadottir on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 12:31
Yesterday the Supreme Court of the United States handed down two rulings about marriage equality, U.S. v. Windsor, or the DOMA case, and Hollingsworth v. Perry, or Prop 8. Following the rulings, people flocked to Twitter and other social media sites in droves to voice their opinions.
Submitted by Seth Redmore on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 19:39
Hello all and Happy New Year!
I snagged 412,700 tweets from Twitter from about 16 hours that went from 2300 UTC December 31 to 1500 UTC Jan 1. This was 5% of the total tweets that went out with the phrase "new year".
Without further ado... The top 50 hashtags were as follows:
Submitted by Rami Nuseir on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:25