The word cloud (sometimes also referred to as a tag cloud) displays members of a chosen dimension as text, but in varying sizes and colors, depending on one or two measures. A common example of word cloud usage is analyzing the effectiveness of search engine keywords in website visit metrics. In this example, Ablaze Group's George Peck creates a word cloud using the titles of 8 Oscar Best Picture nominees.

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