This short diagram and explanation briefly introduces researchers to the adaptive event-profiling tool STEER that can be used for event detection.
This document aims to provide guidance for the use of social media in market, social and opinion research.
This article deals with how social network sites (SNSs) are increasingly attracting the attention of academic and industry researchers intrigued by their affordances and reach.
This article deals with the rapidly growing body of research that has accompanied the meteoric rise of Facebook as social scientists assess the impact of Facebook on social life.
This brief report is based on a September 2014 survey and includes statistical data on users of social media and networking platforms, comparing the years 2013 and 2014 for the differences in gender, age, race, education, wage, and demographic location (i.e. rural, suburban, urban).
This article discusses how the Boston Marathon bombing story unfolded on every possible carrier of information available in the spring of 2013, including Twitter.
This source criticizes videos, analysis, and commentary circulated throughout Western social media for its reliance on English-only sources on the Syrian Civil War, promoting a biased and often inaccurate perspective on the conflict.
This journal article details the shift of al-Qaeda style propaganda operations from closed membership forums to mainstream social networking platforms.
This article addresses the degree to which geolocation prediction is vital to geospatial applications like localised search and local event detection.
This report hopes to contribute to developing research in the ever-evolving arena of radicalisation with a particular focus on the role of the Internet.
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