People in Napa, California, sure are satisfied. And the saddest places all swear too much.
All the tweets in the world glimmer in this entrancing visualization of real-time tweets.
Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.
And other metrophors.
Also in this Toilet Tuesday: researchers discover that men experience more "stress" than women when using public bathrooms.
The governments of virtually all large Latin American cities now use social media to engage with citizens, and smaller cities are quickly following suit.
Data engineers examined more than 3 million tweets to create this sprawling linguistic cartography.
You're more likely to get an "F--- you" than a "Good morning" in Buffalo, according to a survey of potty-mouthed Twitter users.
Connecting through social networks can make it easier to be homeless and easier to escape homelessness.
Jakarta bests New York and L.A. as well as Tokyo, London, and São Paulo, according to a recent study.
For dissidents like Ai Weiwei, the internet is fulfilling roles once played by urban space.
Which countries have the most social media influence?
This time, based on Twitter data.
A social media hoax outwitted an anti-tax group and galvanized voters in Troy, Michigan.
The voice behind our favorite new Twitter feed won't reveal his or her true identity, but does offer casting notes for an all-urbanist superhero team.
Rashid Temuri has more than 4,100 followers and more service calls than he can handle.
It may only be a small office, but the deal is a high profile win for entrepreneur Dan Gilbert.
@Sheboyganscan posts shocking, head-scratching and zen tweets from the Wisconsin city's police scanner.
The city's affordability and edgy culture is helping turn it into a world-class high-tech center.