With the number of hastags booming these days, it is really hard to keep up with duplicate hashtags that serve the same meaning. So we came up with idea of using Twitter API to retrieve live tweets, filter through ones user specifies and generate a heat map using Google maps to show which areas are using those specific hashtags.
What it does
Tracks social trends on Twitter
How I built it
Programmed using node.js and several frameworks
Challenges I ran into
Many bugs; lack of time; data processing
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Learned multiple frameworks and gained experience in new languages
What I learned
Varies member to member
What's next for Twittter Trigger
It needs to be completed so that it is 100% functional. We do have some long term goals planned, but that is probably not going to be in the pipeline for next couple of years.