Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, created the “Geography of Hate,” which maps racist, homophobic and ableist tweets in the U.S.
Another recently named Fulbright Fellow, Matthew Zook, works with FloatingSheep.org to make culturally and socially telling interactive maps.
Take a look at this interactive map showing the “Geography of Hate”.
Where does your city rank in racist, homophobic, and ableist tweets?
Floating Sheep is a collaboration of UK geographers and other scholars. Their most recent research involves American cultural analysis through the popular social network, Twitter.