Geographical Twitter Trending Topics

It is good to see a geo-based tool that gives us access to Twitter trending topics on our own region rather than the global list at the home page. The tool in question is the newly launched Trendsmap that puts common terms and hashtags on to Google Maps. Here are the Twitter trends for Australia just after the AFL Grand Final:

local twitter trends 26-09-2009 18-00-34

There would appear to be quite a few disappointed Saints fans as #gocats won a very close game.

Were you to zoom in to Tweed Heads you would have found Saints and #socialmedia were trending topics. I wonder who that was?


About Michael Rees
Academic in IT interested in Web 2.0 and social media

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