It's a real-time visualization of what italians are tweeting about other italians.
Italian politics is a mess. No doubt about it. Italians are having a lot of fun sharing their thoughts about their politicians on Twitter. This project visualizes the tweets about politicians riding the wave of fame.
A tweet is like a wave, it grows fast and then it decreases slowly leaving a long tail. The size of the twitter wave are based on the number of followers.