18 6 / 2012

emergentfutures:

Twitter Can Track Disease — Can It Predict Outbreaks?


After analyzing 17 million mentions of illness in Facebook posts and tweets (separating “Bieber fever” from actual fever) and plotting genuine ailment mentions on a map, founder of Sickweather, Graham Dodge, has noticed trends in how disease spreads throughout the United States.

Full Story: Mashable

emergentfutures:

Twitter Can Track Disease — Can It Predict Outbreaks?

After analyzing 17 million mentions of illness in Facebook posts and tweets (separating “Bieber fever” from actual fever) and plotting genuine ailment mentions on a map, founder of Sickweather, Graham Dodge, has noticed trends in how disease spreads throughout the United States.


Full Story: Mashable

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