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University of Virginia researchers can predict violent crime via Twitter

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 20, 2014 9:15 EDT
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Researchers use Twitter to predict crime (via AFP)

Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed. Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated tweets could predict certain kinds of crimes if the correct…

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