Social media seems to get a bad reputation nowadays, what with recurring talks of privacy concerns and freedom of speech restrictions. It’s understandable, of course; platforms like Facebook and Twitter are for many the primary means of communicating with large groups of people and have collected a huge amount of information about us. These details can reveal a lot about our daily lives and personal convictions, so what’s done with that data is important.

via 20 apps and resources that do cool things with your social data – The Next Web.