30.03.2017 by Marisa Krystian
There is a huge data-loving community on Twitter, and it’s constantly growing! More charts and infographics are being shared than ever before, with new faces popping up every day. We encourage you to spice up your Twitter feed with tweets from popular data journalists, scientists, analysts, designers, and data visualization experts.
We’ve picked 17 individuals that consistently tweet awesome charts:
Data Visualization Influencers on Twitter
1) Shirley Wu – @sxywu
— Shirley Wu (@sxywu) December 13, 2016
2) Nadieh Bremer – @NadiehBremer
— Nadieh Bremer (@NadiehBremer) March 27, 2017
3) RJ Andrews – @infowetrust
RJ Andrews is on a mission to ‘humanize information.’ His website Info We Trust is full of his latest work, data adventures, info sketches, and writing. So is his Twitter feed!
Happy MINARD DAY! 🎉
— RJ Andrews (@infowetrust) March 27, 2017
4) Catherine Madden – @catmule
Catherine is a UX designer, data lover, and doodler. Her official design career evolved from print, to user interface, to user experience, to info design, to data visualization.
— catherine madden (@catmule) March 19, 2017
5) Max Roser – @MaxCRoser
Max Roser is a researcher at Oxford University. Follow him for data visualizations of long-term trends of living standards, mostly from his publication Our World in Data.
— Max Roser (@MaxCRoser) March 29, 2017
6) Jon Keegan – @jonkeegan
— Jon Keegan (@jonkeegan) March 29, 2017
7) Chiqui Esteban – @chiquiesteban
Chiqui Esteban is the Deputy Graphics Director for The Washington Post. His prior experience includes National Geographic and The Boston Globe, so he knows his stuff.
How the U.S. generate its electricity.
Coal has been going down for some time, not just bc of Obama's regulationshttps://t.co/bhfFP0OzFx
— Chiqui Esteban (@chiquiesteban) March 29, 2017
8) Elijah Meeks – @Elijah_Meeks
— Elijah Meeks (@Elijah_Meeks) March 27, 2017
9) Mona Chalabi – @MonaChalabi
— Mona (@MonaChalabi) March 24, 2017
10) Kirk Borne – @KirkDBorne
— Kirk Borne (@KirkDBorne) March 28, 2017
11) Heather Krause – @datassist
Heather Krause is interested in turning data into stories that move people. She is the Founder and Principal Data Scientist at Datassist, helping non-profits and journalists.
— Heather Krause (@datassist) March 29, 2017
12) Emily Badger – @emilymbadger
— Emily Badger (@emilymbadger) January 18, 2017
13) Mara Averick – @dataandme
Mara Averick is a research analyst, web developer, data nerd, and sports lover. You can expect fun stats and great visualization tweets from Mara on a daily basis.
— Mara Averick (@dataandme) March 27, 2017
14) Evan Sinar – @EvanSinar
Evan Sinar is Chief Scientist and VP at Development Dimensions International. He tweets about data, HR analytics, and leadership. He is up to date on the latest trends.
— Evan Sinar, PhD (@EvanSinar) March 29, 2017
15) Michael Porath – @poezn
Another attempt: Assuming you can't call these Small Multiples, what would you call them? Trellis? Facets? Split Charts? Anything else? pic.twitter.com/AUp39kBEdp
— Michael Porath (@poezn) November 16, 2016
16) Ritchie King – @RitchieSKing
Ritchie King is the senior editor for data visualization at FiveThirtyEight. Keep up to date on the latest data relating to politics, sports, and pop culture.
— Ritchie King (@RitchieSKing) February 16, 2017
17) Robert Kosara – @eagereyes
Robert Kosara is a research scientist at Tableau Software. His focus is on the communication of data through visualization and storytelling. Check out his blog!
— Robert Kosara (@eagereyes) March 15, 2017
Not to brag, but we love sharing awesome charts and maps on Twitter! Follow us for the latest data visualization examples, news, tips, resources and trends.
— Infogram (@infogram) March 29, 2017
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