Twitter reacts to Internet Censorship

Twitter Reacts to Internet Sensorship from Andrei Taraschuk on Vimeo.

Technologists Andrei Taraschuk and Aaron Ott have come up with an interesting visualization that shows the speed at which the Twitter community reacted at the Internet blackouts in protest of SOPA and PIPA.

The 21-sec video is created by mapping tweets containing hastags #pipa, #sopa and #blackout on Jan. 18 between 8am and 8pm.(from designtaxi)

If you are unfamiliar with the SOPA bill and the concerns over government regulation of the internet, read more about it here. 

Comment are closed.