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Powers and Problems of Integrating Social Media Data with Public Health and Safety

@inproceedings{Buntain2015PowersAP,
  title={Powers and Problems of Integrating Social Media Data with Public Health and Safety},
  author={Cody L. Buntain and Jennifer Golbeck and Gary LaFree},
  year={2015}
}
Social media sites like Twitter provide readily accessible sources of large-volume, high-velocity data streams, now referred to as “Big Data.” While private companies have already made great strides in leveraging these social media sources, many public organizations and government agencies could reap significant benefits from these resources. Care must be exercised in this integration, however, as huge data sets come with their own intrinsic issues. This paper explores these advantages and… Expand

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