Tag Archives: 'acute event'

e-Democracy: Learning from #qldfloods and #wikileaks

Snurb, 7 May 2011
Readers of this blog might be interested to hear that I presented a keynote drawing on our Twitter research at the Conference on e-Democracy (CeDEM) in Krems, Austria, yesterday: highlighting what we might be able to [...]

The Queensland Floods on Twitter: A Brief First Look

The Queensland Floods on Twitter: A Brief First Look

Snurb, 17 January 2011
Update: added another graph showing the total number of tweets from leading accounts. Queensland has just experienced a once-in-decades flood event, with the capital Brisbane (where we’re based) hit especially hard. Social media like Twitter and [...]