87,335 tweets about innovation were posted in 2019 from 12,386 unique users featuring hundreds of hashtags.
The key threads of discussion that have catalysed the conversations in Italy are National Innovation Fund, startups and innovative SMEs, also Blockchain, Made in Italy, 5G and smart cities.
When tweeting about innovation, in Italy, the following hashtags are the most significant, and the most popular emoji is 🚀
Conversations can be summarised by (considering retweets and mentions) representing each user with a node of a diameter proportional to the number of retweets and mentions received. The line indicates who carried out the action (retweet or mention) with thickness proportional to the number of interactions. The most prominent users (higher number of retweets and mention received) are at the centre of the graph. The different shades of colour indicate the relational density and identify the various communities of interaction.
Click on each node to view the details.
Milan is the central hub for discussions on innovation, but the conversation is widespread, including smaller cities and the South of Italy.