Centripetal/Centrifugal

Centripetal/Centrifugal

This infographic is focused on the centrifugal and centripetal aspect of the words of 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. The "centripetal" words, represented with arrows that goes towards the inside are the ones regarding the political campaign itself; the "centrifugal" ones, showed as arrows that goes towards the outside are related to the current U.S. issues. The radius of the graph represents the frequency of the words on twitter, the circumference shows the time. The visualization has also an interactive switch that allows to compare the two datasets.

Centripetal words samples:
president, vote, voting, election, obama 2012, voted, mitt, debate, biden, powsll, michelleobama, voteobama, elected, colin choice, teamobama, proudofobama, romnesia, polls, congrats, supporting, candidate,mikebloomberg, elect, forwardamerica, conservative, barack, endorsement, voters, politics, campaign, joebiden.

Centrifugal words samples:
president, vote, voting, election, obama 2012, voted, mitt, debate, biden, powsll, michelleobama, voteobama, elected, colin choice, teamobama, proudofobama, romnesia, polls, congrats, supporting, candidate,mikebloomberg, elect, forwardamerica, conservative, barack, endorsement, voters, politics, campaign, joebiden.

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Posted Nov 11, 2012
 
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Tags 2012 Elections, Marathon 2012, Obama, Romney
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