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Navy Explores Potential of Social Media Crowdsourcing in Disaster Response

Posted: September 9th, 2013

Published on September 29, 2013 by Sarah Rich, this article discusses the U.S. Navy's selection of Modus Operandi to begin developing crowdsourcing situational awareness software that leverages data from social media.

Excerpt: “We are taking the social media information which is going to be creating a very large data set of different kinds of feeds,” Little said. “We are extracting information out of that, putting it together into a common operating picture so that now a commander has more sensor data available to him or her.”

Source: http://www.govtech.com/data/Navy-Explores-Potential-of-Social-Media-Crowdsourcing-in-Disaster-Response.html

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