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An Analysis of UK Policing Engagement via Social Media [chapter]

Miriam Fernandez, Tom Dickinson, Harith Alani
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Discussion and Future Work This paper presents an analysis of policing engagement via social media.  ...  and engagement via social media.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-67217-5_18 fatcat:iwh4rzfnwrc47mgrbayy7foroi

Policing Engagement via Social Media [chapter]

Miriam Fernandez, A. Elizabeth Cano, Harith Alani
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this work we aim to understand what attracts citizens to engage with social media policing content.  ...  To study these engagement dynamics we propose a combination of machine learning and semantic analysis techniques.  ...  These are part of our future line of work. Discussions and Conclusions This paper presents an analysis of policing engagement via social media.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15168-7_3 fatcat:mb66nxg5bna3rcf7l25fl3do4q

Investigating the Influence of Social Media on Police Activities

Emma Forsgren, Emma Gritt, David Allen
2018 International Conference on Information Systems  
Key findings highlighted two contradictions that had an influence upon the activity of community engagement, in terms of (1) rule-based organisation vs. amorphous social media, and (2) limited resources  ...  This work aims to understand the influence of social media on police activities through the lens of activity theory.  ...  The survey indicated that social media use for engaging with the community was the most common activity amongst police. Therefore the unit of analysis is the work activity of community engagement.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/ForsgrenGA18 fatcat:52fv74t5bvdg3kd4c773i5jlcy

Communication Roles in Public Events [chapter]

Milad Mirbabaie, Christian Ehnis, Stefan Stieglitz, Deborah Bunker
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Conclusion Our analysis gives an initial overview of how participants in the 1st May 2014 event in Germany used social media (Twitter) to communicate.  ...  This analysis highlighted the power of harnessing community ethos, goodwill, motivation and momentum through open communications via social media, as the prime focus of interactions between the SVA and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45708-5_13 fatcat:lzilubcpw5fctifcmf35i7kcdq

The Surveillance Dimensions of the Use of Social Media by UK Police Forces

Elena M Egawhary
2019 Surveillance & Society  
This analysis finds that UK police forces advise their staff to simultaneously engage in both surveillance and counter-surveillance strategies in their use of social media as a policing tool.  ...  This paper explores the various surveillance practices involved in the use of social media for communication and investigation purposes by UK police forces.  ...  (National Police Chiefs' Council 2018: 10) Conclusion Through an analysis of policy documents produced by UK police forces regarding the use of social media as a communication tool and an investigation  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v17i1/2.12916 fatcat:w5u4nl7j3jbftnickxllbsv3ou

Policing cyber-neighbourhoods: tension monitoring and social media networks

Matthew L. Williams, Adam Edwards, William Housley, Peter Burnap, Omer Rana, Nick Avis, Jeffrey Morgan, Luke Sloan
2013 Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy  
Acknowledgements This work is based on the project Digital Social Research Tools, Tension Indicators and Safer Communities: a Demonstration of the Cardiff Online Social Media ObServatory (COSMOS) which  ...  We are grateful for comments from the reviewers on the first draft of this paper. Notes  ...  In the UK, police use of social media has only recently emerged.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10439463.2013.780225 fatcat:72yxqjtqunht5lgcwvwoy4rnq4

Unleashing corporate communications via social media: A UK study of brand management and conversations with customers

Marie Griffiths, Rachel McLean
2015 Journal of Customer Behaviour  
This paper reports on a small-scale UK based study that explores the impact of social media adoption and use on corporate communications and brand image.  ...  The study was structured around an empirical research study including discourse and textual analysis, archival research on social media brand communications, interactions with customers, and a small-scale  ...  Initial analysis showed an emergence of brand-to-brand interaction via social media.  ... 
doi:10.1362/147539215x14373846805789 fatcat:bkzaje6syvhvheipand37jgcsq

Enh. Cooperation Between Leas & Citizens Using Social Networks - Inspec2T Approach

Georgios Leventakis, George Kokkinis
2017 Zenodo  
the gap between CP as a philosophy and as an organizational strategy, capitalizing on the use of Social Media.  ...  As an enabler to the above, Social Media, due to its high level of infiltration in modern life, constitutes a powerful mechanism which offers additional and direct communication channels for reaching individuals  ...  Of course, performing such operations via Social Media act as an extension to existing policing practices.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1157860 fatcat:vvz5ohskpfb77pwjywmvkcp36i

Murray Lee and Alyce McGovern(2014) Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge

Jude McCulloch
2015 International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy  
The book draws together the authors' decade of empirical work on police and the media in Australia and puts this in a broader international context, including relevant examples from the USA and the UK.  ...  Transformations in policing are often driven by technology. Murray Lee and Alyce McGovern's new book examines the broad gamut of policing, media and public relations.  ...  Section two looks at three examples of simulated policing: police media releases; the emergence of social media and the ways that police organisations are using social media in ways that are 'increasingly  ... 
doi:10.5204/ijcjsd.v4i1.213 fatcat:v66bvdqq6vd5rcisemugew6wie

Designing Technologies for Community Policing

Min Zhang, Arosha K. Bandara, Blaine Price, Graham Pike, Zoe Walkington, Camilla Elphick, Lara Frumkin, Richard Philpot, Mark Levine, Avelie Stuart, Bashar Nuseibeh
2020 Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
We conclude with three design implications for improving citizen-police engagement.  ...  We recognize four key types of actors in the current practice of community policing, alongside existing technologies and challenges faced by citizens and the police.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Citizen Forensics project, funded by the UK EPSRC (EP/R033862/1), and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI 13/RC/2094).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3334480.3383021 dblp:conf/chi/ZhangBPPWEFPLSN20 fatcat:5bwhzbny6jg3hi2gizgnxgb6vi

The Police Use of Social Media: Transformation or Normalisation?

Karen Bullock
2017 Social Policy and Society  
It is argued that the uses of social media are mediated by the existing organisational and occupational concerns of the police.  ...  Embedding social media into police communications is challenging and the technology itself will not bring about the organisational and cultural changes needed to transform police–citizen engagement.  ...  Certainly, the availability and quality of support for officers who wish to engage citizens via social media have played a role in shaping their use.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1474746417000112 fatcat:plpmwpzzonafrggca7itujgroa

Privacy in public spaces: what expectations of privacy do we have in social media intelligence?

Lilian Edwards, Lachlan Urquhart
2016 International Journal of Law and Information Technology  
via an API (p 73).  ...  Trottier again states, in the context of social media, "surveillance implies an overview.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ijlit/eaw007 fatcat:koozwf3lgbd3hp7ababff6w5hi

After Woolwich: Analyzing Open Source Communications to Understand the Interactive and Multi-polar Dynamics of the Arc of Conflict

Colin Roberts, Martin Innes, Alun Preece, David Rogers
2017 British Journal of Criminology  
It shows how analysis of open source communications data collected via social media platforms can illuminate the inter-and intra-community conflict dynamics arising in the aftermath of such events.  ...  Framed by Collins' recent theoretical work on the escalatory and de-escalatory forces in conflict situations, the empirical analysis brings to the fore some new insights about the 'arc of conflict'.  ...  how repeated calls for support were broadcast via social media.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bjc/azx024 fatcat:h3eb56dyl5dezfu2npntms4qfe

Unpacking the Impacts of Social Media Upon Crisis Communication and City Evacuation [chapter]

Layla J. Branicki, Doreen A. Agyei
2014 City Evacuations: An Interdisciplinary Approach  
In the UK National Security Strategy it was argued that networks, including those facilitated by social networking technologies, could impact upon security as a wide range of ideas could easily proliferate  ...  and the re-configuration of crisis information exchange between government, traditional media and citizens.  ...  There was evidence within the data collected that UK local authority and police emergency planners were beginning to harness this aspect of social media.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-43877-0_2 fatcat:avzx5x5i7ney5bgi2npnpljdca

Social media and the police

Sebastian Denef, Petra S. Bayerl, Nico A. Kaptein
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
With this paper we take a first step to understand the appropriation of social media by the police.  ...  Our study discusses benefits and risks of the two approaches and the potential impact of social media on the evolution of the role of police in society.  ...  This work is partially funded by the European Commission in the context of the COMPOSITE project (FP7 contract no. 241918).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2466477 dblp:conf/chi/DenefBK13 fatcat:nsmvzuhdenfdxnfr5g3vxh7sfu
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