A map of social media interactions
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Twitter's map of Mid-East conflict

Data visualisation enables us to map connections across social media like Twitter and see how different groups of people relate to each other.

Israeli data scientist Gilad Lotan has been mapping interactions across Twitter during the Israeli-Gaza conflict. The aim of social media is to bring people together - so what is it doing for Palestinians and Israelis in the long running conflict in the Middle East?

Spencer Kelly reports.

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  • 28 Aug 2014
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