One Million Tweet Map - Big Data at your fingertips

One Million Tweet Map – Big Data at Your Fingertips

Hi everyone in today’s video we’re going to be taking a look at the One Million Tweet Map. It maps the last geolocalized tweets delivered by the twitter stream API.The Map data is updated in real-time – YES – IN REAL-TIME – and it keeps “only” the last one million tweets on a global scale. Each second, about fifty new tweets are added (and the fifty oldest tweets are removed to keep the same number of points on the map). Why not higher amounts? They are limited by the Twitter stream but they could do much higher.

To put it matter-of-factly – this map deals with big data effortlessly.

Twilert - A Twitter Monitoring Tool

Twilert – A Twitter Monitoring Tool

Twilert sends you realtime email alerts when your brand names, keywords or hashtags are mentioned on Twitter. Using Twilert’s use of RSS, you can set up an If This, Then That (IFTTT) Applet to notify you or your team of specific tweets, hashtags, users, in a specific area. The use case for this would be while traveling or at a particular place for an extended period. For instance attending a conference or similar function. Using Twilert’s history of tweets matching your queries will allow you to monitor tweets over time of individuals for investigative purposes.

Hootsuite the best social media monitoring tool

HootSuite – The Best Social Media Monitoring Tool

So far in our social media monitoring video series, we’ve taken a look at very powerful tools, but they’re somewhat siloed. We looked Twitter tools on Twitter, Facebook Tools on Facebook and so on. Wouldn’t it be great if we had one tool that gave access to all of our social media networks and search tools? That’s what Hootsuite does. It brings in all your social networks, with which you create dashboards and streams that you monitor

Twitter Mapping Tool - Social Bearing

Twitter Mapping Tool Social Media Monitoring

In this video, I’ll be demonstrating a website called ‘Social Bearing.’ Social Bearing provides insights and analytics for Twitter, but it applies it right on a map so the search results, anything you find, will be geolocated on a map. You can use keywords, hashtags or just the location to find tweets.

I can’t say enough good things about this tool. Go check it out, and let me know what you think.