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Codified hashtagging for Twitter is emerging as a practical way to coordinate messages during emergencies and quickly identify relevant information. This paper considers a case study in Italy on the use of codified hashtags concerning weather warning in Italy in three different regions. Its conclusions find that the use of codified hashtags may potentially improve the performance of systems for automatic information retrieval and processing during disasters.
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PLOS Currents Disasters, July 2016. This article is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic licence.