Art, imagery, graphs, and maps help place context and a visual component to numbers, locations, and data. TwitterTwitter reviewsTwitter reviews, the ultimate collection of 140-character thoughts and data, does not come with image sharing, video embedding, or almost any other visual feature. However, it does come with an API and hundreds of people developing Twitter applications all the time.
When reading the Twitter stream becomes stale or repetitive, try using some useful and fun Twitter applications that visualize trends, map out locations, or just please the senses. These are a few of the most unique and innovative visualizations of the Twitter stream: