Tweeting revolutions

As uprisings turn to revolutions in the Middle East, Al Jazeera's New Media team releases a Twitter Dashboard that illustrates what is being tweeted about and where.

    As uprisings turn to revolutions in the Middle East, Al Jazeera's New Media team releases a Twitter Dashboard that illustrates what is being tweeted about and where.

    In the top right section you can see the total number of tweets for the day about developments in these four countries. Before each flag there is a colour code that explains the rest of the dashboard.

    Top left: Here the number of tweets for the day are graphed. We can see that Libya is still the most tweeted about uprising, with Egypt getting a third less.

    The bottom right shows the hashtag distribution for each country from Libya in green on getting the most attention in the Twittersphere.

    Bottom left: This is a Twitter stream of all tweets related to the four countries highlighted in this dashboard.


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