Word Cloud Definition
A word cloud is a popular visualization of words typically associated with Internet keywords and text data. They are most commonly used to highlight popular or trending terms based on frequency of use and prominence. A word cloud is a beautiful, informative image that communicates much in a single glance.
In this case, a word cloud has been created utilizing the words used to describe the Peach Belt Conference by various constituent groups when given the prompt, “The PBC is…”
There are two subtle points to notice when examining this particular word cloud. First, the four words in the larger font are the four core values of the PBC that came up time after time. They are: Character, Commitment, Competition and Community. Second, each of these core values is depicted in a different font color. Words depicted in the same color as one of these values are associated with, or a further description of, that particular word.
In sum, this word cloud represents, in an organized and visually stimulating way, the many attributes that “The PBC is…”
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