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Advances in Science and Research The open-access proceedings of the European Meteorological Society (EMS)

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Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 63-69, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-63-2017
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04 Apr 2017
Italian codified hashtags for weather warning on Twitter – who is really using them? Valentina Grasso et al.
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Twitter has proved to be an important source of information during emergencies. In Twitter hashtags are used by users to improve information retrieval and coordinate conversations. A set of 20 hashtags to be used during weather warnings was proposed in Italy in 2014. This study presents a one-year monitoring of the Italian codified hashtags. Different regional contexts are presented and main findings are discussed. Institutions have a crucial role in the stable adoption of a codified hashtag.
Twitter has proved to be an important source of information during emergencies. In Twitter...
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