From community networks to hyper-local social media. Farzan, R. & López, C. In volume 2015-January, pages 239-242, 2015.
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An increasing number of open data initiatives and hyper-local social media aim to use technology to increase citizens' civic engagement. This poster reviews prior research on technology use in urban communities in order to identify the main trends on goals, technologies, and research focus over time to enrich the understanding of this re-emerging field. The poster particularly highlights key systems, technologies used, and research done in this field.
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    abstract = "An increasing number of open data initiatives and hyper-local social media aim to use technology to increase citizens' civic engagement. This poster reviews prior research on technology use in urban communities in order to identify the main trends on goals, technologies, and research focus over time to enrich the understanding of this re-emerging field. The poster particularly highlights key systems, technologies used, and research done in this field.",
    year = "2015",
    title = "From community networks to hyper-local social media",
    volume = "2015-January",
    keywords = "Local , Neighborhoods , Social capital , Social computing",
    pages = "239-242",
    doi = "10.1145/2685553.2699016",
    journal = "Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW",
    author = "Farzan, Rosta and López, Claudia"
}

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