"Voluntweeters": self-organizing by digital volunteers in times of crisis

@inproceedings{Starbird2011VoluntweetersSB,
  title={"Voluntweeters": self-organizing by digital volunteers in times of crisis},
  author={Kate Starbird and Leysia Palen},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2011}
}
This empirical study of "digital volunteers" in the aftermath of the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake describes their behaviors and mechanisms of self-organizing in the information space of a microblogging environment, where collaborators were newly found and distributed across continents. The paper explores the motivations, resources, activities and products of digital volunteers. It describes how seemingly small features of the technical environment offered structure for self-organizing… CONTINUE READING

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