Facebook’s Project Palantir

A group of Facebook engineers created a video that shows Facebook activity happening in real-time around the world.

It’s named after the crystal ball from Lord of the Rings. Fortunately you don’t have to be a giant nerd to appreciate this nice visualization of the way people connect globally through social networking.

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