17.05.2016 by Marisa Krystian

Twitter is full of people who tweet awesome charts. But, there are also a bunch of research centers, news organizations, and websites sharing data visualization love on Twitter. 

We’ve picked 12 companies and organizations that consistently tweet charts that educate, inspire, and make you laugh.


Guardian Data

@GuardianDataThe Guardian knows the importance of data-driven journalism. They even have a blog dedicated strictly to stories built around data. Follow the data blog on Twitter to view charts regarding politics, global issues, and pop culture.

Vox

@voxdotcomVox is a political news website run by Vox Media. Vox Media, an ambitious online news start-up also runs SB Nation, a network of sports sites, and The Verge, a site about technology. Vox’s Twitter page is smart, hip, and entertaining.

Pew Research Center

@pewresearch – The Pew Research Center’s Twitter is dedicated to nonpartisan, non-advocacy data and analysis on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. They post fascinating charts almost every hour. You should also check out their data blog, Fact Tank.

FiveThirtyEight

@FiveThirtyEight – Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight loves data visualizations and their highly active Twitter feed does too! Follow them for news and charts about politics, economics, science, sports, and life.

WSJ New Graphics

@WSJGraphicsThe Wall Street Journal is highly dedicated to data-driven journalism. Follow their news graphics Twitter for information graphics, charts and data from The Wall Street Journal – bar and line charts galore!

DataIsBeautiful via Reddit

@DataIsBeautifulDataIsBeautiful is a popular data visualization subreddit. The DataIsBeautiful Twitter shares visualizations that Reddit users have voted to the top. Remember that these charts come from all over the Internet, so check the source!

Bloomberg Visual Data

@BBGVisualData – Bloomberg’s visual data Twitter shares news-driven infographics, interactive data products, and Best and Worst rankings from Bloomberg’s visual data team. Bloomberg’s graphics page is dedicated to visualizing politics, science, education, business, and technology.

Visualoop

@visualoopVisualoop is a community for top infographics designers, data journalists and enthusiasts – and they are part of the Infogram family! Visualoop’s Twitter feed is full of great charts and infographics from all over the globe.

The Upshot

@UpshotNYTThe New York Times brings its superb journalistic integrity and love for data visualizations together with The Upshot. Follow them on Twitter for analytical journalism in words and graphics from The New York Times.

The Economist

@ECONdailycharts – It’s right there in the title – check out The Economist’s awesome Twitter feed for daily charts and updates. The charts they tweet are featured in articles on their Graphic Detail blog.

Data Driven Journalism

@ddjournalism – The Data Driven Journalism website and Twitter are run by the European Journalism Centre. DDJ is one of the leading initiatives for training, resources and networking in the area of data journalism.

Harvard Business Review

@HarvardBiz – The Harvard Business Review considers itself ‘the leading destination for smart management thinking.’ Follow them on Twitter for charts and infographics regarding business strategy, general management, technology, leadership, human resources and innovation.


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