Eventfully Safapp: hybrid approach to event detection for social media mining

  • Nadia Derbas
  • Emmanuelle Dusserre
  • Muntsa PadróEmail author
  • Frédérique Segond
Original Research


Safapp is a tool that crawls and analyses data from social media (specially Twitter and blogs) in the context of radicalization detection. This app has been developed in the context of SAFFRON European project. This paper focuses on the description of the semantic module of Safapp which is dedicated to the analysis of textual content of social networks and blogs, and more specifically on a newly developed module: the event extractor. With this module we expect to go one step further in the development of useful tools to track and analyze online propaganda.


Semantic analysis Event extraction Online recruitment Social media analysis Radicalization detection Foreign fighter recruitment 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Viseo ResearchGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.EloquantGrenobleFrance
  3. 3.INALCO ERTIMParisFrance

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