Police Departments worldwide are aggressively developing methods and policy to avail themselves of both the public relations and the Big Data resources of ‘social media,’ and adapting to social media platforms as environments for strategic and tactical intelligence.
Article discusses police efforts globally to utilise social media for intelligence purposes. Further, the article discusses the use of automated tools such as web crawlers, and word search functions to make predictive analysis, develop trends or collect information. Examples include, Netbase, Twitterfall, Trackur, Tweetdeck, Socialmention etc
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