Poynter :: In breaking news situations, reporters often rely on text searches — names of places, keywords like “crash” or “fire,” and hashtags. They look for users whose bios mention a particular location. But it’s hit-or-miss. Even when they use the right terms, they have to wade through all the conversation from people who aren’t at the scene. Geofeedia, a service that comes out of private beta today, aims to solve this problem by enabling location-based searches for social media content.
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