Social media photos priceless for natural resources research

Tapping into social media posts on Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio gave researchers a trove of information about people’s opinions of scenic European landscapes. A new study shows that geotagged photos – complete with millions of comments – can provide data for predictive models to help guide land use policy, conservation planning and development decisions worldwide.
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Here's everything we know about the alleged HBO hacker...
Here's everything we know about the alleged HBO hacker...
Here's everything we know about the alleged HBO hacker...
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