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Cross-referencing social media and public surveillance camera data for disaster response

Chittayong Surakitbanharn, Calvin Yau, Guizhen Wang, Aniesh Chawla, Yinuo Pan, Zhaoya Sun, Sam Yellin, David Ebert, Yung-Hsiang Lu, George K. Thiruvathukal
2018 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST)  
We report social media content and frequency and content to determine the utility for emergency managers or first responders during a natural disaster.  ...  Physical media (like surveillance cameras) and social media (like Instagram and Twitter) may both be useful in attaining on-the-ground information during an emergency or disaster situation.  ...  We report social media content and frequency and content to determine the utility for emergency managers or first responders during a natural disaster. I.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ths.2018.8574200 fatcat:e6iij6etqrf57hreegu3i3dgjy

Cross-referencing Social Media and Public Surveillance Camera Data for Disaster Response [article]

Chittayong Surakitbanharn, Calvin Yau, Guizhen Wang, Aniesh Chawla, Yinuo Pan, Zhaoya Sun, Sam Yellin, David Ebert, Yung-Hsiang Lu, George K. Thiruvathukal
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We report social media content and frequency and content to determine the utility for emergency managers or first responders during a natural disaster.  ...  Physical media (like surveillance cameras) and social media (like Instagram and Twitter) may both be useful in attaining on-the-ground information during an emergency or disaster situation.  ...  Specifically, we focus on searching for images on Twitter and Instagram that can aid in emergency response. A.  ... 
arXiv:1901.06459v1 fatcat:6s7hkzxe5zgnpo3wfydexdjhsm

Publicity or impact? The use of crowdfunding by Indonesian social media influencers during the covid-19 pandemic

Nissa Cita Adinia, Mediana Hanifa
2022 Journal of Social Studies (JSS)  
It is, however, too quick to conclude whether the initiatives reflect a practice of disaster capitalism, because the publicity that they generated for these crowdfunding initiatives were not higher compare  ...  and social contribution to create a positive impact, and on the other, generates publicity.  ...  SMI 2 and SMI 3 also gained some publicity on his initiative. SMI 2 gets higher interaction from his publicized post in Twitter and Instagram, as well as SMI 3 on his Instagram and Twitter account.  ... 
doi:10.21831/jss.v18i1.39797 fatcat:me6ynca7xzezvjseo763juuacu

Haze Gazer: A Crisis Analysis And Visualisation Tool To Better Inform Peatland Fire And Haze Management

Derval Usher, George Hodge, Imaduddin Amin, Jong Gun Lee
2016 Zenodo  
At present, Indonesian disaster management authorities manage peatland fire and haze events based on satellite data as well as static data on population density and distribution.  ...  But to better support affected populations, the Government is looking for more timely data and more information on the dynamics of the disaster, especially the situation on the ground.  ...  , and mobility patterns with arrows, on the map and (ii) insights generated by Twitter, Instagram and YouTube as well as a community radio channel in the bottom panels.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.824995 fatcat:o6msjdsomzeu7bdi63zksmoreu

Role Of Social Networking In Disaster Management: An Empirical Analysis

C Annamalai
2014 Zenodo  
The findings serve as a foundation of knowledge for future planning of disaster management education towards improving the teaching and learning of disaster management with social networking.  ...  Disasters, be it natural or technological, are usually unpredictable and managing disasters needs to be timely.  ...  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) wherein the information is shared and flows to the network of a particular media.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1000268 fatcat:rd3rjou6qjarfhv6xgldjmzmga

Effective Use of Twitter Data in Crisis Management: The Challenge of Harnessing Geospatial Data

Dario Bonaretti
2018 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Not only IS research in crisis-management is deeply oriented to harness the power of social media analysis, but public agencies are also following on this wave of enthusiasm for information extraction  ...  from social media (Twitter in particular).  ...  Introduction In the last ten years, research in Emergency Management (EM) has repeatedly been advocating for harnessing crisis related data from social media (SM) to inform disaster response initiatives  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/Bonaretti18 fatcat:3svlsxmldjdvvekcsywx5johge

Social Media Exploration and Exploitation by Small and Medium Enterprises for Business Continuity

Lakshmi Goel, Janice Donaldson
2021 Journal of Global Information Management  
This is especially true for SMEs that lack the expertise, awareness, and ability to dedicate specific resources to disaster planning and management.  ...  Our contribution includes ways to analyze social media exploration and exploitation and suggestions to strategically manage social media use for business continuity.  ...  Particularly for SMEs, harnessing social collaboration for co-creation of new products and services can provide new avenues for innovation (Piller et al., 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.4018/jgim.20211101.oa8 fatcat:lv23gqpuunhgtiocoifpren5re

A methodology for mapping Instagram hashtags

Tim Highfield, Tama Leaver
2014 First Monday  
The importance of tagging on Instagram, for instance, has conceptual and practical links to the hashtags employed on Twitter (and other social media and 'Web 2.0' platforms), with tags serving as markers  ...  This paper proposes a methodology for studying Instagram activity, building on established methods for Twitter research by initially examining hashtags, as common structural features to both platforms.  ...  While this complexity is clearly important to individuals managing their Instagram use, it also begs some interesting questions for researchers collating Instagram datasets.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v20i1.5563 fatcat:mn4vpgw74ngrlkmrjzy7ahjaxi

Crowdsourcing Tools for Disaster Management: A Review of Platforms and Methods [chapter]

Marta Poblet, Esteban García-Cuesta, Pompeu Casanovas
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reviews a set of online tools and platforms implemented in recent years which are currently being applied in the area of emergency management and proposes a taxonomy for its categorization.  ...  recent advances on information technologies and communications, coupled with the advent of the social media applications have fuelled a new landscape of emergency and disaster response systems by enabling  ...  2012-0968-390000) and "Crowsourcing: instrumentos semánticos para el desarrollo de la participación y la mediación online (DER 2012-39492 -C02 -01)".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45960-7_19 fatcat:kdfibzp5gfb4vi62qttw6bawlu

The Impact of Utilizing Social Media as a Communication Platform during a Crisis within the Oil Industry

Nor Emmy Shuhada Derani, Prashalini Naidu
2016 Procedia Economics and Finance  
British Petroleum (BP) case study as well related industrial case studies is the main methodology of this study; and qualitative methods was used as an approach for this study.  ...  This study attempts to highlight the importance for industries practitioners to utilize social media as an effective platform as part of organization's crisis communication strategies.  ...  In the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, poor management and a communication failure caused the oil disaster (Goldenberg, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(16)00080-0 fatcat:uvifpwworbee3exrbstwcowjfm

Gamifying Community Education for Enhanced Disaster Resilience: An Effectiveness Testing Study from Australia

Nayomi Kankanamge, Tan Yigitcanlar, Ashantha Goonetilleke
2022 Future Internet  
Providing convenient and effective online education is important for the public to be better prepared for disaster events.  ...  The analysis involved Twitter posts (n = 13,683) related to the 2019–2020 Australian bushfires, and surveyed participants (n = 52) before and after experiencing a gamified application—i.e., STOP Disasters  ...  With the prolific use of social media, most of the authorized emergency management services use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to conduct disaster awareness campaigns, update disaster conditions, conduct  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi14060179 fatcat:iqq5wf5yejflpcfbexametnr7y

Twitter Usage in Indonesia

Kathleen M. Carley, Momin Malik, Mike Kowalchuck, Juergen Pfeffer, Peter Landwehr
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Guidelines for harnessing Twitter data for disaster management are provided. iii iv  ...  We find that while one can potentially leverage Twitter for disaster management, careful collection, assessment, and coordination with official disaster Twitter sites and local on-scene Twitter opinion  ...  This work was supported in part by the National Science Foundation 00361150115291 with support for Twitter analysis of Indonesia and the Office of Naval Research N00014140737 with support for CMU social  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2720332 fatcat:6y34fk63arairixmvpnrvwftw4

Selfies Save Lives (Digital Strategies for Flood Response in Indonesia)

M. Fadmastuti
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
disaster reports from social media and integrate with real-time updates from governmental agencies.  ...  Flooding is very serious problem for cities in Asia; according to Dartmouth Flood Observatory, of the 20 megacities in East and Southeast Asia, 14 are sitting on river deltas and 18 have experienced major  ...  Designing for Disaster Co-management in the Age of Attention Ecologies By crowdsourcing critical updates of disaster events, PetaBencana.id helps to democratize decisionsupport tools by enabling local  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/338/1/012040 fatcat:n2egdz3kwba4bm6ev3p37bhoba

Early Flood Detection for Rapid Humanitarian Response: Harnessing Near Real-Time Satellite and Twitter Signals

Brenden Jongman, Jurjen Wagemaker, Beatriz Romero, Erin de Perez
2015 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
For these countries we analyze information from disaster response organizations, the Global Flood Detection System (GFDS) satellite flood signal, and flood-related Twitter activity analysis.  ...  Here we show how two near-real-time data sources, satellite observations of water coverage and flood-related social media activity from Twitter, can be used to support rapid disaster response, using case-studies  ...  Centre) for the data, support and technical assistance which they provided and which made this study possible.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi4042246 fatcat:exinwk6c35dkzjvhyfuodgaiia

Harnessing Big Data for Communicable Tropical and Sub-Tropical Disorders: Implications From a Systematic Review of the Literature

Vincenza Gianfredi, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Daniele Nucci, Mariano Martini, Roberto Rosselli, Liliana Minelli, Massimo Moretti
2018 Frontiers in Public Health  
people and imposing a dramatic societal and economic burden. methods: A systematic review of the extant scholarly literature was carried out, searching in PubMed/MEDLINE and Scopus.  ...  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), communicable tropical and sub-tropical diseases occur solely, or mainly in the tropics, thriving in hot, and humid conditions.  ...  FUNDiNg This research received no grant from any funding agency, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2018.00090 pmid:29619364 pmcid:PMC5871696 fatcat:dwnktdn4nbadjcsxemqh7mvvmi
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