This app helps people understand where the majority of rude messages on Twitter surface from. Known as the heat map, this is a useful app for the virtual world.
SOCIAL MEDIA gives everyone the comfort of anonymity. This is the precise reason why the social networking is so popular among many as they can vent their anger, sorrow and practically be a foul mouth without anyone actually being able to pinpoint them. However, this practice would be stopped at least on Twitter as it is going to be a place where the impolite users would be recognized.
As reported by zeenews.com, the microblogging site can now say where the rudest America stays thanks to a new animated 'heat map'. It displays the density of tweets posted by its users in a specific region or country. Developed by Vertalab, this new way have shown where the rudest Americans live by scanning tweets from 462 locations in the country.
The same app shows how the F word is way popular than a morning greeting in Twitterville. NBCNews.com gave the fact that in order to get enough data to make an animated map they collected samples each hour. As of now the southern and Midwestern parts of the US are well behaved and showed 'good Morning' messages. This region includes places such as Lubbock, Texas and middle Tennessee.
The same cannot be said for the New Yorkers or the people living in New Jersey who like to use bold and rude words to express themselves in social media. One can always study the map to know which part of the virtual world to avoid. In order to formulate the heatmap, 462 regions of America were scanned.