Tuesday, April 29, 2008

2 mashups

clipped from webtrends.about.com
A mashup is defined as a web application that takes data from one or more sources and presents it in a unique way. Often, the end result is just another way of looking at the information.

Twitter Census

Description: Twitter Census allows you to create polls and uses Twitter to gather responses. The responses are then tallied and displayed on the Twitter Census website.


Description: This mashup gathers breaking news from a wide range of sources and displays them on a map of the world. Countries with breaking news are highlighted in orange, and you can click on any country to get headline news.

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