Emergency Tweets 2013 Milan blackout

This dataset is related to a power outage (i.e., a blackout) that occurred in the city of Milan, in northern Italy, in the night between 14 and 15 May 2013. Despite not causing any serious consequence, the blackout has been extensively discussed on Twitter.

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Additional Info
Field Value
Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode Download
Attribution requirements
Availability On-Line
Basic rights Download
ChildrenData No
Consent obtained also covers the envisaged transfer of the personal data outside the EU No
Consent of the data subject No
CreationDate 2015-05-01
Creator Middleton, Stuart E
DataProtectionDirective Not applicable
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External Identifier PWO-MIL
Field/Scope of use Research only
Format CSV
Language Select Language
License term /Not specified
ManifestationType Original
Personal data was manifestly made public by the data subject Yes
PersonalData No
PersonalSensitiveData Select PersonalSensitiveData
ProcessingDegree Primary
RelatedPaper Stuart E Middleton, Lee Middleton, and Stefano Modafferi. Real-time crisis mapping of natural disasters using social media. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29(2):9–17, 2014.
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
Restrictions on use
Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Text and Social Media Mining
TimeCoverage 2013-05-10 /2013-05-15
system:type Dataset
Management Info
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Author Cresci Stefano
Maintainer Cresci Stefano
Version 1
Last Updated 5 January 2021, 19:47 (CET)
Created 26 September 2019, 12:27 (CEST)