Researchers Find That Twitter Can Locate HIV Outbreaks

Researchers Find That Twitter Can Locate HIV Outbreaks

  Story provided by TechCrunch –  Researchers have found that Twitter is a surprisingly useful tool for locating HIV outbreaks. “This study provides the first set of evidence for how real-time social media data might be used for extracting, detecting, and remote monitoring of health-related attitudes and behaviors,” writes the UCLA team. “Results suggest the feasibility of … Continue reading

Tool of the Day:

Tool of the Day: is an online whiteboard designed to visually organize ideas and collaborate in a playful way. According to TechCrunch: “ offers a new way to collect and share ideas that gets away from the traditional, page-based way of looking at things. Users can grab websites, photos, audio and other media and work arrange them on a virtual … Continue reading