Cities mapped via social media

13 Mar

As the surge of social continues, the Invisible Cities project by US design studio Schema is certainly worth a look.

Using posts from Twitter and Instagram, the landscape of major cities are mapped out in front of your eyes; peaking in centres of higher activity and building a wholly unique view of the city in question.

So far, the project covers various US cities and Tokyo – meaning us Londoners will have to wait – but the tool’s real intrigue lies in its potential.  From a government announcement to a simple twitter competition, having such data mapped out in this way could provide great insight for future communications. Watch this space…

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: