Twitter

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow asks the question of whether the data produced by Twitter could be used to understand and plan cities?
6 days ago   Next City
The limitations (and inaccuracies) of traditional data sources like the U.S. Census are well known, so researchers are looking social media to gather the data necessary to draw conclusions about societal movements.
Aug 10, 2014   Forbes
Tech firms have taken over more than three million square feet of existing office and industrial space in San Francisco—nearly the equivalent of New York City's new 1 World Trade Center building.
Jun 7, 2014   New York Times
Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange, in her first op-ed for Dezeen, calls on architects to make better use of social media than just as a tool for shameless self-promotion.
Jan 9, 2014   Dezeen
The arrival of "one of the technology industry’s next big things" has been just the medicine needed to help turn around one of San Francisco's most stubbornly downtrodden areas.
Nov 5, 2013   The New York Times
Looking to leverage cheap and easy social media tools to meet your citizen engagement mandate? Read. This. Now.
Aug 7, 2013   PlaceShakers
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With the right approach, social media can expedite the exchange of information between stakeholders, facilitate participatory planning, and build better places. Two case studies offer insight for using social media to connect with communities. Exclusive
May 3, 2013  By Jessica Hsu
Like many others at the APA conference in Chicago I learned a lot. Opinion
Apr 21, 2013   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Luis Alberto Moreno explores how Facebook and Twitter are improving cities in the developing world, as the governments of many Latin American municipalities take advantage of the explosive growth of social media to engage with citizens.
Nov 14, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Writer David Lepeska offers a great summary of innovative civic technologies and mobile apps being used across the country, and speculates about which city will be the first to use Twitter as a very public suggestion box.
Oct 6, 2012   Next American City
Richard Florida looks at the results of a recent study of the world cities that tweet the most. While the top city might surprise you, it didn't surprise Florida's colleague at the University of Toronto.
Aug 17, 2012   The Atlantic Cities