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Oxford Researchers Map World's Tweets

Researchers from Oxford University have mapped where in the world tweets are being sent from, reports. In a bid to see which countries are the most prolific tweeters, they collated geo-tagged tweets and created a map to show just where in the world tweets are coming from. Larger countries such as America and Brazil lead the way, taking 30% and 22%, respectively. China, however, with its strict censorship rules, barely registered. The UK and Indonesia came in joint third, taking around 6%. Others in the so-called “first sextile” of most prolific tweeters include France, Spain, Canada, Russia, Germany, Malaysia, Japan and Australia.

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