I just recently learned about Twitscoop, a website that groups the most commonly used words across all twitter updates, and apparently it does this in real-time. I didn’t really think much of this until I saw the above keyword cloud tonight. The biggest words tell the story: “korea launched rocket.” This is a reference to North Korea just launching their highly anticipated missle/rocket. You know, the one that the Japanese have been fretting over (with good reason) for the last week.
The most interesting part about this particular Twitscoop cloud is that I couldn’t find a single TV mention of this event for another 10 minutes. Twitscoop has scooped the press (at least in my cable-free household.)