Facebook Disaster Maps: Aggregate Insights for Crisis Response and Recovery

Neyman Seminar
Mar 20, 2019 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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1011 Evans Hall
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After a natural disaster or other crisis, humanitarian organizations need to know where affected people are located and what resources they need. While this information is difficult to capture quickly through conventional methods, aggregate usage patterns of social media apps like Facebook can help fill these information gaps. In this talk, I'll describe the data and methodology that power...
Shankar Iyer, Facebook