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Hurricane Irene Social Media After Action Report
document Distributed Knowledge

They hope that they have captured as many examples of the use of social media, crisis mapping and crowdsourcing as possible and that this will provide further impetus to the adoption of emerging...

Samuel BennettOct 08, 2011 11:24 am GMT11018 views
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Hurricane Irene Social Media After Action Report
Tesco sales slump despite increase in social media activity
document Distributed Knowledge

The growth of online and mobile shopping has contributed to this slump in sales. Home delivery has been growing at double digits. Customers are using coupons, local shops and offers to get the...

Samuel BennettJan 13, 2012 10:46 pm GMT1345 views
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Tesco sales slump despite increase in social media activity
How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
document Distributed Knowledge

The very nature of social media’s open communication and crowdsourced information provides a powerful tool for public safety agencies. Take, for instance, the Twitter user who unknowingly tweeted...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 07, 2012 01:52 am GMT1659 views
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How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
Corporate Social Media: #CSMNY Highlights Social Responsiveness
document Distributed Knowledge

As many panelists during the conference noted, sentiment can be hard to quantify, but the value of brand reputation definitely impacts the bottom line. Customer feedback led to a policy change and...

Jayne AnnJun 16, 2012 03:51 am GMT1149 views
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Corporate Social Media: #CSMNY Highlights Social Responsiveness
Crowdsourcing Trends: Putting Your Customers to Work With Social Media Technology, Part 1
article Distributed Knowledge

Starbucks has built a custom platform to crowdsource new ideas from their customers about anything from improving the ordering process, to corporate responsibility. It improves engagement,...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 30, 2012 10:44 pm GMT2082 views
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Crowdsourcing Trends: Putting Your Customers to Work With Social Media Technology, Part 1
Social media and the Vancouver riots
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The riot has already disappeared from the headlines. The mayhem may linger longer in the memory of Vancouverites, and in the popular history of the sport of hockey. But the aftermath and response...

Fritz SchaeferJun 21, 2011 10:54 am GMT10638 views
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Social media and the Vancouver riots
Social Media for Disaster Management: Interview with Captain Xenophon Gikas
document Distributed Knowledge

According to Captain Xenophon Gikas, Los Angles Fire Department, applying technology advances to public safety is very important. Government is here to provide public safety services. When a...

Harshida PatelOct 19, 2011 08:19 am GMT1589 views
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Social Media for Disaster Management: Interview with Captain Xenophon Gikas
How Law Enforcement Uses Social Media for Forensic Investigation
document 

The efforts currently underway by police in Vancouver, BC provide an excellent example of an investigation leveraging social media to identify those responsible for the Stanley Cup riots in...

Benjamin FosselFeb 14, 2012 03:29 am GMT1314 views
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How Law Enforcement Uses Social Media for Forensic Investigation
Navy Explores Potential of Social Media Crowdsourcing in Disaster Response
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

“There isn’t a definitive crowdsourcing toolkit available yet, so as new uses and requirements develop based on past experiences, new custom crowdsourcing applications will need to be built,”...

Samuel BennettSep 10, 2013 09:13 am GMT903 views
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Navy Explores Potential of Social Media Crowdsourcing in Disaster Response
Fellows leverage mobile apps, social media to save lives in disaster
article Open Innovation

Two fellows in the Presidential Innovation Fellows program are leveraging technology and crowdsourcing to make disaster response faster, more efficient and, in turn, help save lives....

Samuel BennettApr 02, 2014 12:50 pm GMT748 views
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Fellows leverage mobile apps, social media to save lives in disaster
UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
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This is the first time the UN uses this kind of approach, and it is becoming increasingly popular amongst the philanthropic, socially responsible sector. Earlier this year, Lady Gaga used...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 04, 2011 10:02 pm GMT1276 views
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UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
document 

"It is important to involve young people in policy development in order for our views, expectations and aspirations to be fully represented," said Jennifer Ehidiamen, a blogger and...

Jason RobbinsNov 05, 2011 02:06 am GMT674 views
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UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day One.
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Some of the highlighted talks during the International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) 2011: Adam Finck of the NGO 'Invisible Children' and their implementation of the Lord's...

Rebecca GutierrezDec 17, 2011 08:55 pm GMT2929 views
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GIS, Crowdsourcing, Social media and Crisis Mapping, Day One.
Brands take cinema social
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

And in response – sort of – crowdsourcing outfit Talenthouse (2 million members around the globe and counting) has launched a new online platform together with Nokia, adidas and vitaminwater which...

Claire MackayMay 06, 2013 10:40 am GMT2142 views
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Brands take cinema social
Russ Johnson Talks About Emergency Response, GIS and Social Media
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

An example of the intersection of technology, maps, social media is Australia's floods Web app which supplies trend analysis to visualize community reports related to the flooding in...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 01, 2011 08:40 am GMT4914 views
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Russ Johnson Talks About Emergency Response, GIS and Social Media
Towards Real-time Emergency Response using Crowd Supported Analysis of Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This paper has outlined the researchers's ongoing efforts at building a crowd-powered system for real-time response to emergency events by analysing information available on social media. They...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 24, 2011 10:02 am GMT3401 views
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Towards Real-time Emergency Response using Crowd Supported Analysis of Social Media
State department seeking to turn social media users into global government spies
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Rose Gottemoeller, acting Undersecretary of State for Arms Control, during a recent speech in Seattle, called on programmers and engineers to develop new crowdsourcing tools that could be...

Samuel BennettMar 18, 2012 10:52 am GMT2180 views
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State department seeking to turn social media users into global government spies
Are You a Believer?
document Distributed Knowledge

A business or brand can use social media to reach out to customers. Crowdsourcing surveys and Facebook questions are all great ways to get a quick response from the end user on what they think....

Jason RobbinsJul 15, 2012 10:45 pm GMT957 views
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Are You a Believer?
What’s new in digital and social media research, May 2014: Crowdsourcing, analytics, Twitter patterns, product ratings
article 

As the paper’s authors explain, many crowdsourcing projects are undermined by the fact that it takes too much time for people to contribute; they require too much “cognitive load.” Making the task...

Claire MackayJun 03, 2014 02:44 am GMT2478 views
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What’s new in digital and social media research, May 2014: Crowdsourcing, analytics, Twitter patterns, product ratings
“Already on Roof!”: How Rescuers Sift Through Twitter to Find Disaster Victims
article Distributed Knowledge

Crisis crowdsourcing may have its roots in the unruly hashtags of Twitter, but with each new disaster, organizations and data specialists are finding new ways to shape the chaos of the crowd into...

Harshida PatelOct 09, 2014 06:43 am GMT303 views
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“Already on Roof!”: How Rescuers Sift Through Twitter to Find Disaster Victims
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