The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards are on right now (and I’m sure all of you are watching). Check out the live VMA Twitter tracker by Stamen and Radian6. It’s kind of fun to watch, even if you aren’t tuned into MTV. Celebrity profile pictures are dynamically sized by how much people are talking about them on Twitter. Apparently Kanye is performing right now… or he did something stupid.
2009 MTV VMA Twitter Tracker Live
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