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Emotional tweets and tributes to Bowie’s death

David Bowie died on 10th January after an 18 months battle with cancer at 69.

Fans and celebrities have expressed their condolences through social media platforms under the hashtags #DavidBowie and #RIP. Below is a map with the number of tweets geolocated around the world using the hashtags mentioned above:

Emotional tributes have taken place in museums, restaurants, tube metros, universities, etc. in the UK throughout the day. The most emotional responses have been mapped on the map below:

Know more about the tributes along the UK, David Bowie touring in Birmingham or emotional responses on Twitter and Instagram from people who met or admired him.


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