Indonesia: How tweeting about floods became a civic duty in Jakarta

Guardian: Five major floods hit Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, in 2015, sparking more than 100,000 flood-related Twitter conversations in the city. Jakarta, the world’s second largest city, is regularly devastated by flooding during the annual monsoon. The global proliferation of smartphones has meant citizens increasingly take to social media networks to share information during emergency events like these. That’s why (Map Jakarta) was born: it’s an online platform that transforms Twitter......

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