Next Wednesday, René Westerholt will talk about the spatial analysis of Twitter data. The talk is part of the “WISC Seminar Series,” which is hosted by the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities at University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. The talk starts by highlighting the types of spatial analyses that have been conducted so far. Common mistakes and misunderstandings are outlined by briefly reviewing selected studies. Afterwards, René will report about recent results regarding the effects of ignoring the specific characteristics of social media data. The talk closes with reflections about future prospects.