Emergency Tweets 2009 L'Aquila earthquake

This dataset comprises 1,100 Italian tweets shared in the aftermath of the 2009 L’Aquila earthquake (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_L%27Aquila_earthquake). The earthquake stroke a wide region in Central Italy, with the main shock occurring at around 3 a.m. local time on 6 April 2009. The earthquake has been assigned a 6.3 moment magnitude and caused over 300 deaths, about 1,500 injured, over 65,000 homeless refugees, and widespread damage. Tweets of this dataset have been collected by resorting to the historical paid services of Twitter data resellers.

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Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode Download
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Availability On-Line
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ChildrenData No
Consent obtained also covers the envisaged transfer of the personal data outside the EU No
Consent of the data subject No
CreationDate 2015-05-01
Creator Cresci, Stefano, stefano.cresci@iit.cnr.it, orcid.org/0000-0003-0170-2445
DataProtectionDirective Not applicable
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External Identifier EAQ-LAQ
Field/Scope of use Research only
Language Select Language
License term /Not specified
ManifestationType Original
Personal data was manifestly made public by the data subject Yes
PersonalData No
PersonalSensitiveData Select PersonalSensitiveData
ProcessingDegree Primary
RelatedPaper Cresci, S., Tesconi, M., Cimino, A., and Dell’Orletta, F. (2015, May). A linguistically-driven approach to cross-event damage assessment of natural disasters from social media messages. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, 1195-1200. ACM.
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
Restrictions on use
Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Text and Social Media Mining
TimeCoverage 2009-04-04 /2009-04-11
system:type SoBigData.eu: Dataset
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Author Cresci Stefano
Maintainer Cresci Stefano
Version 1
Last Updated 29 June 2018, 11:34 (CEST)
Created 29 June 2018, 11:34 (CEST)