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Introduction to Social Media Investigation


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Learn how to investigate people of interest through open, public sources like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and more

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Section I: Introduction 1. Introduction 2. The Basics of Social Media Section II Techniques 3. Social Connections 4. Privacy Settings 5. Finding People on Social Media 6. Types of Personal Information 7. Location Section III: Major Social Networking Sites Hands-on tutorials, with case studies demonstrating how to apply the above techniques to specific sites. 8. Facebook 9. Twitter 10. FourSquare 11. Pinterest 12. LinkedIn 13. Google+ 14. Tumblr 15. Instagram 16. YouTube Section IV: Smaller Sites 17. Forums / Question Answering 18. Networking sites 19. Image and video sharing Section V: Getting More Data 20. Apps and API access 21. Crowd sourcing 22. Inferring traits from profiles 23. Ensemble Learners 24. Getting Started with RapidMiner

About the Author

Jennifer Golbeck Ph.D Is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include social network and social media analysis, recommender systems, trust on the web, human computer interaction and and how to use social relationships to improve the way people interact with information. She was named as one of IEEE Intelligent System's "Top Ten to Watch", is a Research Fellow in the Web Science Research Initiative and is a sought after speaker on social media


"An introductory survey of social media sites, combined with a generalized approach to analytic tools and metadata, is presented in this book." --Computing Reviews

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