The Collective worked with VoteMAP, a technology firm specializing in audience creation and mobile outreach for progressives, to collect location data up to a mile around protests in Columbus, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. Read the full article here!
The anonymized location data was captured from opt-in cellphone apps, and data scientists at the firm VoteMap used it to determine the movements of devices present at protests in late April and early May in five states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Colorado and Florida. Read the full article here!
‘Cellphone data shows how recent protests against coronavirus lockdowns may have spread the outbreak’
The Committee to Protect Medicare, a progressive campaign group, and data scientists at the firm VoteMap used anonymized location data from opt-in cellphone apps to track the movement of devices at protest locations in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Colorado and Florida Read the full article here!
“Cellphone Data Shows Operation Gridlock Protesters Dispersed Across Michigan Raising Concerns of Spreading Coronavirus”
The data was collected by a firm called VoteMap, which showed more than 300 opted-in devices gathered at Lansing on April 15, representing a sample of those who were at the protest. Read the full article here!
It is also using mobile application data, through data firm VoteMAP, to target digital ads to Spanish-speaking cellphone users, consultant Kimberly Taylor said. Read the full article here!