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Posts from Media: visualizations

Sports Illustrated’s Twitter 100

See how SI created an interactive data guide out of Twitter’s biggest sporting moments.

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How videos go viral on Twitter - Three stories

What is it that makes videos go viral? It is one of the big questions in digital marketing. While there is no single magic formula, we’ve come up with some key insights after tracking the stories behind three recent viral videos.

Our UK Research team looked at popular videos that are all very different in nature. They range from Dove’s Real Beauty campaign to the Ryan Gosling “won’t eat cereal” videos and Commander Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’.

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Visualized: The world of verified users

How do some of the world’s most famous people follow each other on Twitter?

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Cespedes also wins Home Run Derby on Twitter

See how the @MLB displayed the key Twitter numbers around the #HRDerby

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Twitter at Wimbledon: Downright smashing

Wimbledon is echoed across the world on Twitter. See how the news spread.

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The NBA Finals visualized

Twitter data means we can see how the chatter about the basketball championship spread on Twitter

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