A Couple of Tiny Twitter Experiments

February 15, 2010

I recently created a couple of quick experimental pages that use the Twitter API to find out what people are talking about. I’m fascinated by the possibilities of being able to query the real-time ‘voice/opinion of millions’, especially as it’s non-intrusive, and less susceptible to bias than explicit surveys. Some businesses are going to make a lot of money quite soon from this opportunity, I suspect.

Anyway, the experiments update twice a day, and show:

Clearly there’s no money to be made with these, but I’m inching closer… 🙂

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