Visualizing #TEDMED 2013 social chatter

iTrend’s data discovery and social analytics platform is now available to select customers as a Technology Preview.  It includes the Pharma Edition of our data platform, geared towards pharmaceutical companies and healthcare organizations.  Healthcare interests us, so we are tracking several relevant conferences in social media to see which topic generate most interest, who the biggest social influencers are, and how people generally interact at these events.

This post is focused on TEDMED 2013: http://www.tedmed.com/

The stats are based primarily on Twitter, because that’s where the action is.  Our platform can monitor and analyze many different data sources.

April 19 2013 1:10pm EDT update – new social Influencers, based on the number of incoming TEDMED-related tweets they got:

April 19 TEDMED Influencers

April 19 TEDMED Influencers

April 19 2013 12:30pm EDT update – 68,000 tweets analyzed (today’s data is still being gathered), new influencers are emerging:

TEDMED 2013 Twitter Stats

TEDMED 2013 Twitter Stats – April 19 2013

April 18 2013 8:30pm EDT update – over 60,000 tweets analyzed (Today’s data is still being updated – it’s way more than “10 mentions”):

TEDMED Twitter Summary - Explanation

TEDMED Twitter Summary – Explanation

Where are people tweeting from?

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What are the most frequently retweeted messages related to TEDMED?

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Who are the biggest (in terms of Followers) and most engaging (in terms of the number of replies they get) influencers @TEDMED?

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Here’s what their word cloud looks like, extracted from over 48,000 tweets related to TEDMED 2013:

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These are the Twitter hashtags used most frequently in TEDMED conversations:

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What software clients and platforms are people using to discuss TEDMED 2013?

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Example of #TEDMED #SessionX conversations on Twitter, distilled and visualized:

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3 comments on “Visualizing #TEDMED 2013 social chatter
  1. Nick Dawson says:

    Fantastic data visualizations Michael. Nice work!
    (lesson for me: my overzealous thumbs are documented for posterity)

  2. Nick says:

    Fantastic data visualizations Michael. Nice work!
    (lesson for me: my overzealous thumbs are documented for posterity)

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