Inspiration

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.

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