Using twitter big data to track the progress of disease

Researchers at the University of Rochester analysed the content and location of tweets in New York City to understand the factors (e.g., social status, exposure to pollution, interpersonal interaction and others) that influence health. For info about this research, please visit:

watch the video “tracking influenza via Twitter”:

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  • FET project

  • EC funded

  • Under FP7

  • Project details

    Project number: 258749
    Call (part) identifier: FP7-ICT-2009-5
    Project Start Date: 1st September 2010
    Project Duration: 48 month

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