Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Using Social Media for Situational Awareness
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Using Social Media for Situational Awareness

929

Published on

In the hours after a rapid-onset emergency social media can help responders get a better idea of what the situation is on the ground. In this workshop we looked at "Geofeedia", a tool that allows you …

In the hours after a rapid-onset emergency social media can help responders get a better idea of what the situation is on the ground. In this workshop we looked at "Geofeedia", a tool that allows you to find geotagged rich.media assets in any geographic area. The second part of the workshop looks at how journalists or communications officers can verify photos found on social media.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
929
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Workshop – Using Social Mediafor Situational AwarenessGeOnG 2012By: Timo Luege 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 1
  • 2. Check-Ins Pre and Post „Sandy“ Source: foursquare08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 2
  • 3. Why use Social Media forSituational Awareness? Immediate / in real time (as long as networks and internet are up) Many eyes and ears Allows information collection on the aggregate and the individual level08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 3
  • 4. What we are going to do Look and play with „Geofeedia“, www.geofeedia.com Look at methods to verify user generated information found on social media08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 4
  • 5. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 5
  • 6. Why use Geofeedia? Rich media can frequently not be found via text search because they don‘t contain captions or meta data08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 6
  • 7. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 7
  • 8. Why use Geofeedia? Geofeedia shows geotagged content within a defined geographic area (Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, YouTube and Instagram) Many social media channels offer limited geographic search, but not as conveniently. BUT: Information that was NOT geotagged cannot be found. On Twitter geotagging is OFF by default!08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 8
  • 9. Walkthrough08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 9
  • 10. Walkthrough Interface Search: Chambery • Map o Satellite and Map o Zoom into conference center o Search: Circle and Polygon o Narrow by Content Type o Filters o Narrow by Date (now) o Search: Date • Collage o Go from Collage to single item o Search within 300 meters of single item o Search within 300 meters of single item by date • Save as08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 10
  • 11. Tasks Find information related to Hurricane Sandy in New York, Hoboken (New Jersey) and/or Ocean City (New Jersey) on October 29 – 31 Look at a location with recent fighting in Syria or pick another current humanitarian emergency in a middle-income country.  Find information by entering the name of the city, finding a place on the map, drawing a circle or polygon AND finding messages that are nearby to one of the selected assets.08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 11
  • 12. How to verify photos:Examples from Hurricane Sandy08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 12
  • 13. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 13
  • 14. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 14
  • 15. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 15
  • 16. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 16
  • 17. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 17
  • 18. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 18
  • 19. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 19
  • 20. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 20
  • 21. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 21
  • 22. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 22
  • 23. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 23
  • 24. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 24
  • 25. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 25
  • 26. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 26
  • 27. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 27
  • 28. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 28
  • 29. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 29
  • 30. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 30
  • 31. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 31
  • 32. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 32
  • 33. All real/fake photos from „The Atlantic“08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 33
  • 34. All real/fake photos from „The Atlantic“08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 34
  • 35. Reverse image search TinEye (http://www.tineye.com/) • Enter URL of image or upload image Google Image Search (http://images.google.com/) • Click the camera icon in the „search“ box • Paste URL or upload photo08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 35
  • 36. Mistakes happenThe BBC mistakenly posted this photo from Iraq 2003 in May 2012. 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 36
  • 37. What can you do to verifyinformation on social media? Suggestions? Ideas? 08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 37
  • 38. Tips to verify information History of the account Does the bio make sense in the context? Are other‘s reporting the same? Local knowledge (license plates, alphabet, language, weather) Contact the author Geolocation Etc ...08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 38
  • 39. Resource Truth in the Age of Social Media http://www.nieman.harvard .edu/reports/issue/100072/ Summer-2012.aspx08.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 39
  • 40. Thank you!Timo LügeSocial Media for Goodwww.sm4good.comtimo.luege@gmail.comTwitter: @timolueTel: +49 170 311 22 4308.11.2012 Social Media for Good – www.sm4good.com 40

×