News from Noise by Ms. Asha Phillips

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Presented during the WKWSCI Symposium 2014
21 March 2014
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Organized by the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University

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News from Noise by Ms. Asha Phillips

  1. 1. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities NEWS FROM NOISE: FINDING UGC & COMMUNITIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NEWS Asha Phillips, Asia Editor Storyful @ashaphillips
  2. 2. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities HOW TO DISCOVER UGC & COMMUNITIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  3. 3. • Each second, 120,000 tweets sent globally 2.92m 11.25m 11.7m Need to filter the firehouse
  4. 4. Organise pages into lists Subscribe to priority accounts 1,000 lists per account Help us cope with volume, filter social media into subsets and allow early discovery of stories Why are lists so crucial?
  5. 5. Targeted, well-maintained Twitter lists are among the most powerful tool in your social media newsgathering armory. - Generate story ideas - Read-in for your chosen beat - Track your competitors’ habits - Keep abreast of a breaking story - Promote your entire team’s work Twitter
  6. 6. Tweetdeck
  7. 7. Click here to open out interest lists Facebook Interest Lists & Communities
  8. 8. 1 2 3 1 This is where your subscriptions live 2 Group your subscriptions into thematic collections 3 ‘Doorstep’ priority accounts so their uploads email you YouTube Collections & Communities
  9. 9. YouTube Subscriptions
  10. 10. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities SOURCE DATE LOCATION VERIFICATION OF SOURCES AND UGC
  11. 11. Singapore Lttle India Riot WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 11
  12. 12. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 12
  13. 13. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 13
  14. 14. Boston Marathon Bombing
  15. 15. Storyful hub entry
  16. 16. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 18 Crowdsourcing: Storyful Open Newsroom on Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+OpenNewsroom/posts
  17. 17. Calling out & debunking fakes WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 19
  18. 18. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 20 Viral ‘fake’: Eagle swoops & picks up baby
  19. 19. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 21 Source: @thornae
  20. 20. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities 22
  21. 21. WKWSCI SYMPOSIUM 2014 Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities THANK YOU Asha Phillips, Asia Editor Storyful @ashaphillips

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