1. LinkedIn Maps
This one looks like a jellyfish, and it’s one of the better graphs we’ve seen. If you’ve got a LinkedIn profile, you can try it out yourself.
3. The Standard Issue Facebook Graph
This one looks like an erector set gone wrong — which is the look Facebook usually goes with when they’re trying to explain the Open Graph.
Sometimes, your network looks like a Plinko board, at least according to this (sadly defunct) Facebook app from Paul Irish.
This is most computery of the bunch, either an air traffic control screen or some kind of DOS-era war game. Try it out if you like.
It’s full of stars.
This Twitter map has been stripped down until it looks like a chandelier.
A closer look.
If you give it enough space, the graph starts to look astronomical, like planets or satellites in orbit, as in this open-source Python project from Martin Laprise.
Or maybe it’s just the Earth?
- The White House defended rolling back Obama-era transgender protections, with Sean Spicer repeatedly insisting it's a "states' rights issue."
- Recreational marijuana needs "greater enforcement" of federal law, said Spicer, pitting the White House against eight states that legalized its use.
- Beyoncé has pulled out of performing at Coachella, citing doctors' advice about keeping a less rigorous schedule while pregnant 🐝😭
- Indiana police released chilling audio in the case of two teens found dead in the woods: a voice captured on one of their phones saying "down the hill."