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How Twitter users see America

According to one service's research, about 66 percent of Twitter users don't provide actual city names in the "location" fields of their profiles — many instead claim to live in places such as "Gotham" or "Gateway to Alaska." Thanks to geo-tagged tweets though, we can still figure out where they really are — and how they might imagine a map of the United States to look.The Next Web pointed

According to one service's research, about 66 percent of Twitter users don't provide actual city names in the "location" fields of their profiles — many instead claim to live in places such as "Gotham" or "Gateway to Alaska." Thanks to geo-tagged tweets though, we can still figure out where they really are — and how they might imagine a map of the United States to look.

The Next Web pointed out the above infographic — designed by info-gathering service inboxQ — as something that will give you a quick chuckle and shouldn't be taken too seriously. We agree, even if we are disappointed that there's not a world map version.  

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Rosa Golijan writes about tech here and there. She's obsessed with Twitter and loves to be liked on Facebook. She misses being in Gotham right now, but could use a trip to Naptown — assuming it's dubbed as such because residents enjoy late morning siestas.