Twitter GeoVisualisation

July 8, 2008

Walter Rafelsberger from MODUL/University Vienna/Department of New Media Technology is using GeoNames for some interesting and beautyful geo visualisation projects.

Twitter Conversations

The twitter conversation map shows where people talking to each other are located.
twitter conversation

Twitter Weather Map

For the Twitter Weather Map the location and weather information twitter users are posting is parsed and visualised:

twitter weather map widget

GeoNames cities over 1000/5mio

cities over 1000 and 5 million

GeoNames cities over 1000

cities over 1000

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2 Responses to “Twitter GeoVisualisation”


  1. [...] you heard of a Twitter conversation map? Well Walter Rafelsberger from MODUL/University Vienna/Department of New Media created just that. [...]


  2. [...] of New Media Technology is working with wonderful tools for Twitter GeoVisualisation (few examples here), his geosketches encouraged me to think about it more. We think globally, but we also live [...]


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