Researchers Think They Can Use Twitter to Spot Riots Before Police

Researchers in the UK used machine learning algorithms to analyze 1.6 million tweets in London during the infamous 2011 riots, which resulted in widespread looting, property destruction and over 3,000 arrests. According to the researchers, analyzing Twitter data to map out where violence occurred in London boroughs…

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