Arras95

arras-95Arras95 was a project which ran as part of the larger World War One Centenary project ran by the University of Oxford.

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Live map of geotagged tweets in google maps

Using Twitter, we live tweeted the Battle of Arras (1915) and geotagged each tweet. We also encouraged others to live tweet events as well (effectively crowdsourcing). We then used this data, especially the geodata to create a live map using the google maps API.

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You can explore the map at http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/battle-of-arras/arras95-map/