Vox set out to answer the question of 'how much snow' in a fun new way, using Mapbox GL JS's ability to combine 2D and 3D features. Their daily-updating snowfall map is just one of their many creative uses of Mapbox in data journalism.
The Financial Times's pink paper and signature style make it recognizable from a distance. With Mapbox's design tools, they were able to bring that well-crafted aesthetic online, creating maps that reflect their brand and data visualizations that are daily reading for their 250,000+ online subscribers.
Vice uses animation, ghostly glowing lights, and 3D to capture the mystery and intrigue of alien sightings in Germany.