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EENA Publication: Brussels Attacks & Social Media: The 6 stages of Reactions on Twitter
An analysis of Twitter conversations to understand reactions to a crisis...
The impact of social media during crises has been an increasingly debated topic. In the last months, Europe has experienced several emergencies and social media, especially Twitter, have been a main channel citizens and authorities alike have used to react.
The “Brussels Attacks - Crossover between research and reality” document, authored by Nicolas Vanderbiest and published by the European Emergency Number Association (EENA), analyzes recent crises in Europe and concludes to the following 6 stages of reactions: the information phase; the phase of emotion; the transition phase; the organizational phase; the phase of interest; and the disorganization phase.
Take a look at the publication to read more about how people react in crises using Twitter and what lessons were learned from the reactions to the Brussels attacks.
Read the document here
- People, Places & Things/9-1-1magazine.com (via EENA, 12/6/16)