Social Bearing have recently launched our Geochart feature which displays a snapshot of tweet activity broken down by estimated country of origin. Countries displayed on the chart are calculated based on the location specified in the user’s profile. The Geochart works like a heatmap, with countries highlighted at different strengths based on the number of […]
The ability to geotag tweets in Twitter is an option that is not enabled by default. Users have to specifically choose a location or ‘share precise location’ (after enabling location services) if using the Twitter app on smartphones described here. 3rd party Apps such as Instagram may also attach geolocational data to tweets. When a tweet […]
The publishing of and exposure to offensive or sensitive tweets is a problem that has plagued Twitter since its inception. If you use the official Twitter Search or any other Twitter based search tool including Social Bearing, there’s a chance you will see a tweet with offensive text, image or video. In 2011, Twitter added a ‘possibly sensitive’ flag to each tweet. This […]
Twitter automatically tags tweets based on the words within the tweet and doesn't always get it correct.