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theatlantic:

How America Swears: Here’s a Map That Tracks Twitter Profanity

We know, at this point, how the nation tweets. But what about how the nation swears? 
The Ukrainian-based web development firm Vertaline, aiming to answer that question, scanned tweets posted from across 462 specific locations in the U.S. The team then isolated particular phrases from those tweets — one of those phrases being, yep, “fuck you,” which they tracked between July 14 and July 24, 2012. They then created a dynamic heatmap that portrays the density of the F-bomb-laden tweets as they were distributed geographically throughout each day of their date range, measured once per hour.

Read more. [Image: Vertaline]

Clearly I am not doing my part.

theatlantic:

How America Swears: Here’s a Map That Tracks Twitter Profanity

We know, at this point, how the nation tweets. But what about how the nation swears? 

The Ukrainian-based web development firm Vertaline, aiming to answer that question, scanned tweets posted from across 462 specific locations in the U.S. The team then isolated particular phrases from those tweets — one of those phrases being, yep, “fuck you,” which they tracked between July 14 and July 24, 2012. They then created a dynamic heatmap that portrays the density of the F-bomb-laden tweets as they were distributed geographically throughout each day of their date range, measured once per hour.

Read more. [Image: Vertaline]

(via yahighway)

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    “Particularly on the coasts, it seems — and even more particularly in L.A. and NYC — many, many fucks were given.”...
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    IT IS THE GODDAMN SAN DIEGO DRIVERS MAKING THE TRANSPLANTS FROM NEW YORK FUCKING SWEAR EVERY TIME THEY ALMOST GET...
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    the fuck is going on in southern california
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    That green part on Texas is my fault, guys, sorry.
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    If they counted the word, “Faggot” in this then I’m solely responsible for all of CT being green.
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    Lol, let’s go NY.
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