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Introduction to Social Media Investigation

A Hands-on Approach

1st Edition - March 13, 2015

Author: Jennifer Golbeck

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 1 6 5 6 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 1 8 0 2 - 6

If you’re interested in using social media as an investigative tool, Introduction to Social Media Investigation will show you how! Social networks and social media, like Facebook,… Read more

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If you’re interested in using social media as an investigative tool, Introduction to Social Media Investigation will show you how! Social networks and social media, like Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare, are some of the most popular services on the Web, with hundreds of millions of users. The public information that people share on these sites can be valuable for anyone interested in investigating people of interest through open, public sources.

Social media as an investigative device is in its infancy and not well understood. This book presents an overview of social media and discusses special skills and techniques to use when conducting investigations. The book features hands-on tutorials and case studies and offers additional data-gathering techniques.