Al Jazeera Creates Arab Uprising Twitter Dashboard

There's no doubt that micro-blogging site Twitter has had a massive effect on recent political upheavals throughout North Africa and the Middle East.

Now, Arab news outlet Al Jazeera has posted a Twitter Dashboard which tracks tweeting activity relating to countries throughout the region.

The dashboard contains a graph showing happenings in the last hour ranked by country, the total number of tweets so far that day and the average tweets per hour.

It also features an animated block graphic showing the keyword distribution of hashtags delineated by country and a live stream of tweets