Urban Twitter(s)

By March 19, 2007 No Comments

Twitter is intriguing, part social network, part text message, part location aware it almost redefines communication in its purest sense. Limited to 140 characters and based around a simple text box – a text box, asking “What are you doing?” it is difficult to understand at first..

Take a look at Twittervision – Twitters visualised live on a Google Map:

It begins to make sense when you realise you can activate your phone and therefore send messages remotely to a bunch of people.. anyway while we think of the possibilities you can add digitalurban to your twitter network, and then twitter about anything urban with fellow twitters and readers.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.