This 2015 resource is the transcript of an interview with David Keyes, founder of a Google-funded crowdsourcing platform, which links human rights activists from closed societies with people around the world who can help them.
This 2012 resource is the full public disclosure of a Google patent used for crowd sourced information and data mapping in smartphone devices. Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to the use of crowd sourced information to generate walkable paths through indoor spaces.
The authors of this article propose a methodology for automatically identifying events and their associated user-contributed social media documents (such as those posted on Flickr, YouTube, and Facebook) to enable event browsing and search in state-of-the-art search engines.
The authors of this 2011 article hypothesize that the results of Google Trends, given its daily and weekly reports on queries related to various industries may be correlated to the current level of economic activity in these industries.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism