This is a visualization of nearly every SMS or instant message I've sent or received since I graduated high school. 1.2 million and counting.
  • Each row represents a person (across many messaging platforms).`
  • A colored square represents a day that I communicated with that person.
  • The darker the square the more messages were sent.
  • There is no missing data after early 2009, gaps are real lapses in communication.
  • Several of the top 100 are apps that text me
  • Original blog post
  • Hit me up me on Twitter - @cba
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