Researchers are turning to Twitter to track immigrant migration

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Researchers are turning to Twitter to track immigrant migration by Mind Map: Researchers are turning to Twitter to track immigrant migration

1. How

1.1. First: Analized thousands of tweets

1.2. Second: Pulling the information to determinate if is migrant or native

1.3. Example: If a user regularly tweets in German from an address in Philadelphia, the model would label the user as a German immigrant

2. Where

2.1. Around the world-except countries that don´t have Twitter.

3. Why

3.1. To go a cenus of the migration in the world

4. Problems

4.1. A problem is that in diferents countries don´t have twitter for example: China

4.2. Solution: Reseach in other social network that China can use

5. Who

5.1. the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems.

6. Research result

6.1. Researchers aggregated that data to identify 35 immigrant communities in 50 cities around the world.