When did people tweet about AAS223?

Here we show when people tweeted (orange) or re-tweeted (blue) during the AAS 223 meeting. The display is per-day, the data has been binned into 2 minute bins, and the decision on whether a particular message is a tweet or a re-tweet was made by Twitter.

The page is updated infrequently.

Time range (EST): to

Number of tweets: (in orange) and retweets: (in blue)

The top plot shows the number of tweets (a cumulative view), whereas the bottom plot shows the tweet rate, per day. The values under the day name in the buttons above give the number of tweets (T) and retweets (RT) in that day. Use the "Smooth" button to switch to a lightly-smoothed version of the data.

A cumulative view

Here the vertical axis indicates the Tweeter, with the bottom being the first to tweet and the top the last. Each tweet is represented by a circle - coloring is the same as the plot above, so a tweet is orange and a re-tweet is blue - and a set of horizontal circles indicates multiple tweets by the author. If anyone can point me to the blog entry (April 2013 or earlier) which analyzed the tweets from a conference using R and included this style of plot, I'll be able to credit it.


This visualization was created using the d3.js JavaScript library.