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An Organized Collaborative Work Using Twitter in Flood Disaster

Aljohani, Naif R. and Alahmari, Saad A. and Aseere, Ali M. (2011) An Organized Collaborative Work Using Twitter in Flood Disaster. pp. 1-2. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17 2011, Koblenz, Germany.

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Abstract

The use of Twitter in emergencies in providing vital information has become increasingly popular. Twitter users are able to use its services to work collaboratively regardless of physical distance. This paper is concerned with the use of Twitter in providing enhanced communication channels and assisting people in emergencies such as floods. An example of a case study is included in this paper.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Web Science Comments:WebSci Conference 2011
Subjects:WS9 Sociology > WS93 Social Networks
Web Science Events > Web Science 2011
ID Code:512
Deposited By: Lisa Sugiura
Deposited On:07 Jun 2011 16:38
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 17:11

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