Michigan among top boating states

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Michigan is ranked third in the nation for recreational boating activities, according to Twitter data collected by boatsafe.com.

Only Minnesota and Florida were ranked ahead of The Mitten State. The ranking is based on geotagged Twitter data within the last month, tracking tweets, hashtags and geotagged photos about recreational boating.

There were over 1,000 tweets tracked, which included hashtags such as #boatseason, #boatday, #boatingseason and #lakeday.

Courtesy boatsafe.com

The top 10 recreational boating states are as follows:

  1. Minnesota
  2. Florida
  3. Michigan
  4. South Carolina
  5. Iowa
  6. Montana
  7. Idaho
  8. Hawaii
  9. Maine
  10. Oklahoma

For more information on how geotagged tweets are tracked, visit developer.twitter.com/en/docs/tutorials/tweet-geo-metadata

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