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07

Apr

Twitter maps reveals which U.S. states prefer Bud Light and which prefer MerlotResearchers also looked to see which beers were the most popular in a region based on tweets.

Twitter maps reveals which U.S. states prefer Bud Light and which prefer Merlot
Researchers also looked to see which beers were the most popular in a region based on tweets.

02

Mar

Dazzling auroras light up TwitterThanks to a ferocious outburst from the sun, Earth’s skies were alive with auroras in late February. Don’t worry if you missed them, though — Twitter has your back.

Dazzling auroras light up Twitter
Thanks to a ferocious outburst from the sun, Earth’s skies were alive with auroras in late February. Don’t worry if you missed them, though — Twitter has your back.

07

Jan

Astrophysicists hunt for time travelers on Twitter and FacebookBut apparently, time travelers shy away from promoting their whereabouts on social media.

Astrophysicists hunt for time travelers on Twitter and Facebook
But apparently, time travelers shy away from promoting their whereabouts on social media.

23

Sep

10 of the funniest animal accounts on TwitterLooking for someone interesting to follow on Twitter? We’ve got a few recommendations of the non-human variety.

10 of the funniest animal accounts on Twitter
Looking for someone interesting to follow on Twitter? We’ve got a few recommendations of the non-human variety.

10

Sep

Love beer? Love the planet? Join MNN and MillerCoors for a live twitter chat on brewing for good today at 2 p.m. EST.

Love beer? Love the planet? Join MNN and MillerCoors for a live twitter chat on brewing for good today at 2 p.m. EST.

06

Sep

Love beer? Love the planet? Join MNN and MillerCoors for a live twitter chat on brewing for good! Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. EST.

Love beer? Love the planet? Join MNN and MillerCoors for a live twitter chat on brewing for good! Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. EST.

28

Aug

10 people to follow on Twitter who are working to save the worldHere are 10 people who are doing good, 140 characters at a time. Make sure you’re following these environmental mavens on Twitter.

10 people to follow on Twitter who are working to save the world
Here are 10 people who are doing good, 140 characters at a time. Make sure you’re following these environmental mavens on Twitter.

27

May

Justice! Girl arrested after tweeting about hit and run with cyclist
The swift hand of Lady Justice reached out this week to a driver who Tweeted about striking a bicyclist while she was out in her car.

Justice! Girl arrested after tweeting about hit and run with cyclist

The swift hand of Lady Justice reached out this week to a driver who Tweeted about striking a bicyclist while she was out in her car.

24

Apr

unconsumption:

When ocean scientist Andrew Thaler found an old, outdated water level gauge, he found a way to give it new life — turning it into a tool to measure public interest in sea level rise. Instead of tracking water, the Sea Leveler tracks how much people are talking about water on Twitter.

(via Project: Recycle old scientific equipment into new tools for public engagement - Boing Boing)

23

Feb


 Tweets reveal the happiest U.S. cities 



The results are skewed a bit as ‘15 percent of online adults regularly use Twitter, and 18-29 year olds and minorities tend to be more highly represented’ on the site.
The results are skewed a bit as ‘15 percent of online adults regularly use Twitter, and 18-29 year olds and minorities tend to be more highly represented’ on the site.