July 12, 2016
A team of researchers, including CSDA associate T.C. Yang, are developing methods to estimate the demographics of Twitter uses in real-time. Read more at Science Blog.
“When Hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey in 2012, many people turned to Twitter to share firsthand information about the disaster. Twitter has become a useful social media tool for obtaining and sharing news as it happens, but the data it generates can also be a rich source of information for researchers in a number of different fields, say Penn State researchers.”