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This article was published on June 16, 2011


American Geography According to Twitter [Infographic]

American Geography According to Twitter [Infographic]
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Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found g Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found gaming or consulting. Follow Joel on Twitter.

This infographic from inboxQ is good for a laugh. 66% of Twitter’s users don’t provide an actual city as their location, says inboxQ, but thanks to geo-tagged tweets, they were able to figure out where those users actually live.

The resulting image is a map of America as it would appear if Twitter users were allowed to rename the country’s cities.