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Slides from a short talk I gave about twitter to the Esri Mapping Center team

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  • Under the hood, the app consumes 8 map services, 1 for each floor of the UC, and 1 each for labels, topobasemap, basemap additions, and a minimal locator map. For the routing functionality, we built a GP service on top of a cartographic-quality 3d network dataset. The room-finding functionality was built into the client itself.
  • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/nprs_andy_carvin_shows_how_to_retweet_globally_map.php

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  • 1. Alex Yule (@yuletide)
    Mapping Center Lightning Talk
    3/31/11
  • 2. What is Twitter?
    “Twitter is an information network. Millions of people, organizations, and businesses use it to discover and share new information.” – twitter.com
    “SMS of the internet”
    Microblogging
    Real-time
    Bite-sized
    140 Characters
    Social
    “Followers”
    @reply
    RT
    /via, ^hat-tip
  • 3. Started in 2006 at Odeo
    SXSW 2007
    20k  60k tweets per day
    Growth
    2007: 400k tweets per quarter
    2008: 100m tweets per quarter
    6/2010: 65m tweets per day, 750/s
    2010 NBA finals: 3,085 tweets per second
    2011
    Alex gets retweeted by @Alyssa_Milano, life is complete
    History
  • 4. Why?!
    Instead of RSS
    @smashingmag
    Events
    #aea
    http://tagal.us/tag/aea
    #uc2010
    Current Events
    @BreakingNews
    @AJEnglish
    Environment
    @drgrist
    @kate_sheppard
    Curated interestingness
    @brainpicker
    @boingboing
    Industry News/Analysis
    @zeldman
    @jowyang
    Crowd-sourcing:
    @briancray: What service do you use to read an article later?
    For those wondering: Instapaper, Evernote, and readitlaterlist.com
  • 5. Features
    Lists
    http://twitter.com/Esri/staff
    Hashtags
    http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23arcgis
    Mobile (SMS)
    Text to 40404
    Stats
    Twitter clients
    Twitter for iOS
    Tweetdeck
  • 6. TweetDeck
  • 7. Politics – Power to the People
    Moldova 2009
    Middle East 2011
    Tunisia
    State Department
    Egypt
    Bahrain
    Libya
    @acarvin
    http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/nprs_andy_carvin_shows_how_to_retweet_globally_map.php
    Only 15% RT’s from the USA