Gaza Goes Viral: An Analysis of Influence – Google Ideas Summit

At the Google Ideas Conflict in a Connected World summit in New York City on October 22, 2013, GNIP presented the results of an analysis of how Twitter was used by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Hamas during the October 2013 Gaza conflict in the first full-scale study of the use of social media in conflict. Kalev worked with Google and GNIP to sketch out the set of analyses and the overall technical instantiation of the key research questions, while GNIP conducted the actual analysis. Watch Chris Moody, CEO of GNIP, present several highlights from the findings and a panel discussion of the role of social media in conflict in the region.

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