Word clouds provide an interesting way of seeing what words are most frequently used in a document or website. In my social media role, we create word clouds to show our clients the types of conversations that are taking place about them around the web. Previously I’ve written about Wordle, and I’ve recently discovered a new tool – Tagxedo.
One of the different features of Tagxedo is the ability to create a word cloud in a variety of custom shapes. For example, a speech bubble:
In the shape of a word:
Even in the shape of Australia!