A3 Case Study: Curated Resources
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Assignment 3's #illridewithyou case study curated resources for IAB260 Social Technologies by Jordyn Ward (n9190121). Social Technology blog: http://tinyurl.com/zzktf6p | A3 video blog post: http://tinyurl.com/gpnxduo | A3 video script: http://tinyurl.com/jxkujfs | A3 video on youtube: http://tinyurl.com/jkyzv46
The message posted on Rachael Jacobs' Facebook page about her experience on public transport during the 2014 Sydney Siege.

Dear Australian Muslims: We will ride with you.

As a gunman holds people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Twitter users offer to travel with Muslims on local transport to protect them from any backlash

'I'll ride with you': siege solidarity

As a gunman holds people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Twitter users offer to travel with Muslims on local transport to protect them from any backlash

People were encouraged to actively share information including public transport route and times when using #illridewithyou, so to help those who may need it.

'I'll ride with you': siege solidarity

A great and powerful use of social media : Sydney cafe: Australians say to Muslims " ride with you" BBC News website Dec 2014

Who uses Twitter? Statistics from the Queensland Government.

Who uses Twitter? Statistics from the Queensland Government.

This article by the ABC News has multiple tweets from the event documented, as well as a chart tracking the tweets/minute from the night of 15/12/2014 mentioning #illridewithyou. It briefly hit it's peak of 1.3k tweets/minute at 9:20PM.

#illridewithyou takes off following siege

This article by the ABC News has multiple tweets from the event documented, as well as a chart tracking the tweets/minute from the night of 15/12/2014 mentioning #illridewithyou. It briefly hit it's peak of 1.3k tweets/minute at 9:20PM.

@SirTessa's creation of the hashtag #illridewithyou after hearing Jacobs' story.

#illridewithyou takes off following siege

creation of the hashtag after hearing Jacobs' story.

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