Pulse of Love and Hate by SIORI KITAJIMA

Pulse of Love and Hate is an interactive and sonified data visualization of the hourly occurrence of the words 'Love' and 'Hate' on Twitter. Many users spend time reading various online news platforms and social media without knowing how biased, curated, or personalized the content is. This project started with a simple question 'Does the world actually feel the way it appears to me online?.. or are there a series of algorithms behind my notion of the mood of the world?' This simple info-art lets us see the real number of one small aspect of people's emotional mood by their tweets. Come take a peek at how and what people 'Love' and 'Hate' at this very moment.
Drag the white bar to the left to see the number of Love/Hate tweets in each hour. Click on ‘Start’ to see real-time Love/Hate tweets.