Twitter

For almost as long as social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram have been in existence, users have had a morbid fascination with examples of derelict and destroyed architecture. Social media, however, can be more celebratory of the past.
Nov 20, 2014   The New Yorker
Richard Florida looks at the results of a recent study of the world cities that tweet the most. While the top city might surprise you, it didn't surprise Florida's colleague at the University of Toronto.
Aug 17, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Twitter’s move into San Francisco this month is part of a new trend of tech companies setting up in the city, causing rents to skyrocket, and forcing lower-income residents out.
Jun 7, 2012   The New York Times
Last week's record setting premiere of the Avengers movie franchise inspired the launch of a planning and design themed legion of superheroes on Twitter. Sommer Mathis interviews the urbanist behind the mask.
May 11, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
A few weeks ago I had lunch with a friend and fellow urbanist, Bob Ransford. Lunches with Bob are never boring, as we get right into things, and often debate. Opinion
May 9, 2012   By Brent Toderian
Brittany Kubinski and Jennifer Evans-Cowley turn to twitter for a detailed analysis of the trends that emerged from this year's APA national conference, and for a comparison to last year's popular topics.
Apr 21, 2012   PlanningTech
Much has been made about the democratizing and geographic obliterating effects of Twitter, however new research shows how parochial Twitter's paths of communication actually are.
Feb 26, 2012   NPR
Using a rather complex, scientific methodology, Robert Krueger, has compiled a list of the top 25 most influential transportation infrastructure sources to follow on Twitter.
Feb 3, 2012   Urban Land
John Pavlus reports on Eric Fischer's use of Twitter's geotagging feature to map the most highly trafficked thoroughfares in several cities. The results are fascinating, and beautiful.
Jan 25, 2012   Fast Company Co.Design
Robert Krueger, writing in <em>Urban Land</em>, has compiled a list of the top 15 housing industry sources to follow on Twitter.
Jan 18, 2012   Urban Land
A new study that explores the geography of twitter networks finds that rather than making place obsolete, their intensity can be predicted by location and proximity, suggesting they enhance location based relationships.
Dec 10, 2011   The Atlantic