Mapping Twitter’s #UKSnow Traffic

Those on Twitter following friends (or strangers) from the UK may haveĀ recently seen a flurry of ‘tweets’ tagged with the #UKSnow hashtag. As expected, a use for the abundant data soon arose:

I’m unsure of the practical benefits of such applications but it’s interesting nonetheless to see the power of the community mapped so vividly.

(The new Lone Gunman Twitter account provides updates on posts and service. There’s also my personal Twitter account.)