• How can geospatial technologies be harnessed to geolocate tweets that pose a political security risk?

ABBREVIATIONS GPS- GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM ISIS- Islamic State of Iraq and Syria IP- INTERNET PROTOCOL MENA- Middle East and North Africa GeoSN- Geo-social network           CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY Recently, the use of Twitter data has become important for a wide range of real-time applications, including real-time event detection, topic detection or disaster and emergency management. These applications require to know the precise location of the tweets for their analysis. However, approximately 1% of the tweets are finely-grained geotagged, which remains insufficient for such…

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