A Map of How People Talk to Each Other on the Phone

Earlier, we shared Eric Fisher's visualization of global Twitter and Flickr usage. His illustrations mapped out where in the world Twitter and Flicker are used most heavily and made for some great imagery. Today we've found another nifty map. MIT's Senseable City Lab in collaboration with IBM and AT&T has created an interactive map charting mobile phone connections across the country. They're calling it the Connected States of America and the project makes for more than just neat imagery because the map uses density of phone connections between different regions to map social communities of people that may be geographically far-flung.

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