FEATURE-Twitter sleuths and disaster mappers look for a backup plan

It is a function some users fear could be at risk if the exodus of technical staff at the social media company under Elon Musk leads to service delays, or even crashes, on the platform. "Twitter allows us to reach millions of people every day and gather crowdsourced information from people on the ground, who know the situation best," said Nashin Mahtani, founder of Yayasan Peta Bencana, which has worked with Twitter for about a decade on real-time disaster mapping and response.

FEATURE-Twitter sleuths and disaster mappers look for a backup plan
It is a function some users fear could be at risk if the exodus of technical staff at the social media company under Elon Musk leads to service delays, or even crashes, on the platform. "Twitter allows us to reach millions of people every day and gather crowdsourced information from people on the ground, who know the situation best," said Nashin Mahtani, founder of Yayasan Peta Bencana, which has worked with Twitter for about a decade on real-time disaster mapping and response.

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