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Twitter Use During an Emergency Event: The Case of UT Austin Shooting
This poster presents one of our efforts developed in the context of Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet) project. One of our derived works from this project is the use of social media by government to respond to ...
Social Media Use by Government: From the Routine to the Critical
Social media (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube) and other services with user-generated content have made a staggering amount of information (and misinformation) available. Government officials seek to leverage these ...
Microblogging in Crisis Situations: Mass Protests in Iran, Tunisia, Egypt
In this paper we briefly examine the use of Twitter in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt during the mass political demonstrations and protests in June 2009, December 2010 and January 2011 respectively. We compare this usage with ...