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Dec 10, 2011

MTV Spike Awards, live Twitter Tracker

Aaaaaand, we're back, with another live twitter tracker, this time for MTV's Spike Awards, being held now in LA. Instead of celebrities, we're mostly tracking video game titles, and this means we can take a longer, leaner approach to the visuals than we normally can. And so: a full-width approach, with artwork from the games sized according to volume over time.

The interface gives a nod to the bzzzzt that shows up when something's wrong with the live feed in video games. The more you play with it, the worse this gets; kudos to MTV for letting us riff off of old video games in a presentation of this thoroughly modern phenomenon.

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