Thursday, 22 March 2012

Toulouse tweets on Merah's death

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This map of mobile tweets over an hour in Toulouse before noon France, showing a massive concentration of recent tweets at what must be the site of Mohamed Merah's standoff and death:

Time is local time in London, an hour behind france.  Image was made using happnin.clima.me mobile App on an iPhone.

This illustrates Twitter's ability to map and locate major events.  This standoff attracted a large number of press and might be one of the most tweet events in history. 

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