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Researchers Track Twitter to Learn What People Value in New York City Parks

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North Carolina State University researchers found they could use Twitter to understand changes in what New York City park users valued most about four iconic city parks before and after COVID-19 lockdowns went into effect. The researchers also found Twitter useful for tracking complaints about individual parks.

The findings indicate social media could be an important tool for park managers, park planners, or others to respond in real-time to changes in users' needs or to plan for future parks, potentially faster than using traditional survey-based methods.

"We found that you can pull ...