Social media data may help decisionmakers to 'nowcast' migration flows and stocks of migrants. A team of researchers attempted to develop a method of measuring real-time mobility and migration. The results of the study were promising.
The ubiquity of all things digital has accelerated over the last 20 years and continues to grow exponentially. The digital society brings many benefits as well as problems, and action is required to solve them.
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