Tech Thursday, June 16th 2011 at 11:22 am

Map of the US, According to Twitter

Here’s a fun fact for you: 66% of Twitter users don’t list an actual location on their profile. Most users, it seems, opt for something more imaginative either because they want to protect their privacy or just for fun. Interestingly, some of these users still publish location data with each Tweet. This infographic uses that location data and matches the places to the user-assigned nicknames. The results are surprising, and revealing. “Gotham,” makes sense and “Hotlanta” is quite apt, but “The Miami of Canada?” I guess that makes sense.

Read on below for the full map.

(Inboxq via TNW)

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