Twitter is one of the most popular services available that allows us to keep track of everything that we are interested in. It is used all over the world millions of people who come from different walks of life. Twitter helps us keep ourselves updated on the latest happenings, gossips, opinions or you can use it to stay in touch with your family or your friends. You can follow other people like celebrities or sportsperson or be followed, or have conversations with like-minded individuals in communities.
Twitter communities are accounts that cater to people that have some interests in common. Say for example, a community for a college may consist of students and staff from that particular college. Communities are a way where people with common interests can come together and share news or opinions on topics of their interest. But how do you find the best communities around?
Pleiades is a visualization tool with the help of which you can explore communities and look for interesting topics or conversations. This tool will help you visualize communities that are formed around a single Twitter account or from a list of a group of accounts. The current version that is available now will let you view the network around a single account (all conversations will be directed to or from single source) or from a group of accounts (conversations will be directed to and from varied sources).
Pleiades will process commands through the URL and process the several queries as needed.