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Andy Kaufman

The Stats Behind 2012 Election Night’s Visual Story

2012 Election Night marked the arrival of Instagram as a of mass-scale photo reporting tool as citizens shared their experience through photos posted on the service, giving us fascinating visual insight into the process. In order to harness this explosion in citizen journalism, NBC News used a site that we powered called ElectionGrams to collect Read more

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Andy Kaufman

See Chute Media Galleries in Action on the #iVoted Media Gallery

Echo just released a sneak preview of Chute Media Galleries, their latest Echo enabled app and you can see it live in action on their #iVoted Media Gallery. The gallery showcases a real-time stream of photos posted to Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #iVoted. On their blog, they shared some stats for the display. Read more

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Andy Kaufman

Watch the Visual Story of Hurricane Sandy Unfold in Real Time With WeatherChute

Hurricane Sandy, the slow moving mega storm is pounding the Northeast coast of the United States and those caught in the middle of it all are sharing photos of their experiences on Twitter and Instagram using the #Sandy hashtag. Watching this stream of photos provides a context for the storm that’s not usually seen by Read more

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Insights & Outlook

Andy Kaufman

Pics of Words: Seeing Words Through Other People’s Eyes

Here’s an experiement that we built on top of the Chute API for the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon called Pics of Words. What does a word mean to you? Words evoke different images in different people’s minds. At Chute we’re obsessed with visualizations and Pics of Words is an experiment in seeing words through other Read more