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Monitoring social media for digital humanitarian response can be a massive undertaking. The sheer volume and velocity of tweets generated during a disaster makes real-time social media monitoring particularly challenging if not near impossible. However, two new studies argue that there is “a better way to track the spread of information on Twitter that is much more powerful.”
A very interesting look at a socially beneficial application of crowdsourcing for ways to improve the design and management of cities. Many good examples are provided.
This article presents that executives in the design industry say crowdsourcing is one of the best ways to stay on top of consumer trends stating "it's more powerful when the consumer is...
A good example of creative ways to develop innovative solutions by engaging communities who participate for financial, social and professional rewards.
A good read on how information on social sites could be used for promotions.
A well written and thoughtfully presented article on how social media is changing the ways that companies interact with their customers to gain new insights and ideas through open innovation.