Beer on Twitter: Finding Drinking Patterns in Tweet Data (Infographic)

Maps show beer preferences across America.
Researchers create maps of beer preferences by geotagging tweets. (Image credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

Tweets sent between June 2012 and May 2013 were searched for keywords pertaining to beer. Geotagging allowed the tweets to be located on a map, called a “cyberscape.”

Karl Tate
LiveScience Infographic Artist
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.