Category Archives: Social Networks

Socal Networking Map of the World (June 2011)

Vincent Cosmati has updated his twice yearly map showing the most popular social networks in different countries around the world. No real surprise to see Facebook continuing to spread. chalking up a bunch of Middle East countries such as Syria, … Continue reading

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A week on Foursquare mapped

The Wall Street Journal has published a fascinating, in-depth analysis of user data from location sharing app Foursquare for San Francisco and New York. The idea: to look at differences between behaviour patterns in the two cities. A weeks worth of user … Continue reading

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Placebook – worldwide Facebook user distribution mapped

Zdenek Hynek and Martin Pulicar from Masaryk University, Czech Republic have put together this beautifully designed interactive infographic showing Facebook user distribution around the globe. Styled in the familiar dark on light blue Facebook colours, the application lets you display various … Continue reading

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LinkedIn breaks the 100 million user barrier

To coincide with LinkedIn reaching the magical 100 million member milestone, Vincenzo Cosenza produces an infographic depicting the state of the social network platform At the top a map showing most active countries – the USA comes top followed by … Continue reading

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Tuenti Connections Visualized

Last month Paul Butler released an awesome map visualization of Facebook connections around the globe. Now Andreas Kaltenbrunner has cleverly reverse engineered the idea, and created similar images for Spain using data from Tuenti, a Spanish social networking site. The … Continue reading

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How fast is Facebook Growing?

checkfacebook.com tracks information reported by Facebook’s advertising tool and publishes unofficial audience figure totals and demographics to demonstrate how Facebook is spreading across the globe. Using the embedded map you can look at information for individual countries and display charts … Continue reading

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Awesome World Map of Facebook Connections

Very cool. Paul Butler a Facebook Intern, visualizes the relationships between 10 million pairs of Facebook friends. Remarkably, the map doesn’t include any of the usual features you find in a normal map eg ocean-land borders. Yet it’s still possible … Continue reading

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