Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Social media images of culture can predict economic trends in cities

Added: 14.06.2018 3:19 | 16 views | 0 comments

Source: snip.ly
Source: snip.ly

A vibrant arts, music and science culture -- as measured by images posted to social media site Flickr -- successfully predicted the economic rise of certain neighborhoods in London and New York City. The model could even anticipate gentrification by five years. With more than half of the world's population living in cities, such information could help policymakers ensure human wellbeing in dense urban settings.

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