What is Banquo?

Banquo is the name for myShakespeare’s data visualisation.  It shows global, Shakespeare-related social media by the hour, taken from Twitter, Flickr and eBay.

You can use Banquo to find and share information specific to a date or to a Shakespearean play.

Banquo is a ghost, a character created by Shakespeare who appears in Macbeth.  myShakespeare has named its data visualiation Banquo to draw parallels between the way social media leaves a lasting impression of our comments, ideas, thoughts and activity that remain in cyberspace long after they initially existed.