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Could Facebook Help Us Understand Urban Migration?

Could Facebook Help Us Understand Urban Migration?
Could Facebook Help Us Understand Urban Migration?, China plans to move 250 Million citizens into cities by 2025. Could Facebook help them in this endeavor?. Image © Flickr CC User Wenjie Zhang
China plans to move 250 Million citizens into cities by 2025. Could Facebook help them in this endeavor?. Image © Flickr CC User Wenjie Zhang

According to this article on QuartzFacebook is now so widely-used (providing readily available information about the hometowns of millions - or even billions - of people) that it can help researchers analyze migration patterns and trends. Find out more here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "Could Facebook Help Us Understand Urban Migration?" 25 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/461703/could-facebook-help-us-understand-urban-migration/> ISSN 0719-8884
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