Here is another example of how blogs and social networks like Myspace, Facebook, Friendster and others are being used by school officials and law enforcement as a new form of public record to conduct investigations. According to an article on greenwichtime.com, six teenagers have been arrested for blog postings that police believe were meant to […]
Watch what you do, Big Brother is watching your online social activities and blog. BusinessWeek has published an excellent article that discusses how everyone from scam arists and predators to the police and employers could be monitoring your social networking and blogging activities online. The article also discusses some telling personal horror stories and what […]
Wired News has published a frequently asked questions sheet for parents who want to know more about the popular social networking site MySpace as well as what they should do if their teenagers have a MySpace account that they are worried about. You can read the entire article @ A MySpace Cheat Sheet For Parents.
Purdue University’s student newspaper The Exponent is reporting that the popular social network site Facebook is being used by campus police as an investigative tool into student activities and behavior. University police officers are being trained on the use and navigation of the Facebook site to aid with investigations. With the growing popularity of Web […]
The Smart Mobs blog is the outgrowth of a book by the same name from author Howard Rheingold. Smart Mobs is a great read for skip tracers and investigators who want to keep up on the latest social technology news. The Smart Mobs blog is a great source of information on how wired and networked […]