Leveraging geospatially-oriented social media communications in disaster response

@article{McClendon2012LeveragingGS,
  title={Leveraging geospatially-oriented social media communications in disaster response},
  author={Susan McClendon and Anthony C. Robinson},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Syst. Crisis Response Manag.},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={22-40}
}
Geospatially-oriented social media communications have emerged as a common information resource to support crisis management. Our research compares the capabilities of two popular systems used to collect and visualize such information Project Epic’s Tweak the Tweet (TtT) and Ushahidi. Our research uses geospatially-oriented social media gathered by both projects during recent disasters to compare and contrast the frequency, content, and location components of contributed information to both… 

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