Daily Archives: July 27, 2011

What insight is there in geolocated tweets? 1

In his recent post on geotags in twitter Thierry Gregorius said “If you use Twitter then you will have noticed that the service encourages people to geocode their tweets, that is, to record their physical location at the moment of tweeting. What particular purpose this may serve is another point altogether, but let’s not get into that.” Well I do want to “get into that” With so called smartphones it is easy to add an x,y to almost everything, photos, tweets, checkins, blogposts. For many […]