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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
Heritage Toronto was lacking a budget to make new historic plaques, so heritage buff David Wencer arranged a "Twitterthon" to call attention to the 250 plaques that already exist.
Sep 12, 2011   This Big City
Programmer and designer Eric Fischer has created a series of images that map the location of geo-coded images on Flickr and places where people are using Twitter.
Jul 18, 2011   The City Fix
Milwacky? Hustletown? These are just a couple of the most popular nicknames that Twitterati use when referring to their hometowns, as culled by Inbox Q, a company that harvests info from Twitter for private companies.
Jun 19, 2011   Mashable
Last year I had the opportunity to teach a graduate course on "Web 2.0 for Policy and Planning" at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning & Development. Opinion
Mar 11, 2010   By Chris Steins
Updated for Fall 2010, Planetizen's picks for the best news and observations about urban planning, design and development available on Twitter. Check out the new section of high-speed rail links, and visit our sister site www.hsrnews.com. Exclusive
Jan 13, 2010  By Nate Berg
Mary Newsom recently argued that social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter don't create a "third place". But what if the network is hyperlocal, like within a skyscraper? STACKD is a new site that does just that.
Sep 29, 2009   Urban Omnibus
Solar-powered trash compactors, while not cheap, pay for themselves relatively quickly. With state and city budgets more liquid thanks to stimulus money, municipalities are snapping them up.
Sep 11, 2009   Slate.com
AZUL: 12PM-3PM@The Brig - Abbot Kinney and Palm in Venice; 6PM-9PM@La Brea/Pico Billboard Eco Art - 4829 Opinion
Jul 15, 2009   By Tim Halbur
The City of Santee is using Twitter and Facebook to protest a planned prison expansion on nearby county land.
Jun 9, 2009   San Diego Union-Tribune
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May 27, 2009   By Chris Steins