No doubt you've heard about the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to support research into ALS. And no wonder: the meme spread like wildfire, and soon filled our Facebook feeds and Twitter timelines. You can see the spread in the graphic below, showing the locations of tweets tagged #IceBucketChallenge in early August. Check out the sudden explosion of activity around August 19:
(I tried without success to find out who created this map — I could only find references to this link on CartoDB. If you know who made it, please let me know.)
And if by chance you're not familiar with the Ice Bucket Challenge, well, here's how not to do it:
That's all for this week. Have a great weekend, and we'll see you on Monday!