Data Visualization of the NFL and its Fan Base

With the NFL season in full swing, I thought I would share a graphic that impressed me. It shows how Data Visualization and power of Data Science can help us understand more about our lives and things we enjoy. It was developed by Sean Taylor of the Facebook Data Science Team, and credits go to him and his team for this creative work, which leveraged data from over 35 million Facebook account holders . It shows the NFL team with the largest following in each county in the US. Data comes from Facebook likes. It also shows us a great example of how Data Science and Big Data can be used to answer questions about business in powerful ways. At first pass, I am intrigued to see in which counties…


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