Feature: Telegraph

The Telegraph asked us to create a social media analysis of the aftermath of the 2017 general election., based on the technology we created for the Pulse exhibit at the Museum of London. We created an emoji map to paint a picture of the sentiments of Londoners on the day after the closely won election. The following is an excerpt from the article:

London’s Twitterati were smirking behind their keyboards when Theresa May┬álost her majority a month ago, if their use of emojis are anything to go by.

Pulse – a Twitter analysis and visualisation tool to be displayed at The Museum of London later this month – collected all the emojis from Londoners’ politics-related tweets on the day after the election …

An image to show a map of London covered in emojis, showing the most common emoji in each London borough after the election in 2017