Social Media Intelligence

Social media intelligence (abbreviated as SOCMINT) refers to intelligence gathering from social media sites, using both intrusive or non-intrusive means, from open and closed social networks.The term was coined in a 2012 paper written by Sir David Omand, Jamie Bartlett and Carl Miller for the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, at the London-based think tank, Demos.The authors argued that social media is now an important part of intelligence and security work, but that technological, analytical and regulatory changes are needed before it can be considered a powerful new form of intelligence, including amendments to the United Kingdom Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
Posts about Social Media Intelligence
  • Think You Know Gamers? Think Again, Says Social Intelligence

    …. Broader audiences call for broader strategies It’s no surprise that opening-night tickets to sci-fi films like Star Wars, The Avengers and The Hunger Games often sell out weeks in advance, but what is surprising is who’s buying them. Social media intelligence suggests that sci-fi films are expanding their appeal from a niche audience to a younger…

    AllFacebook- 12 readers -
  • Infegy Atlas: Intelligent Answers from Social Media

    … to the solutions they should avoid or be interested in. Infegy Atlas is a social intelligence platform developed to answer questions through four key areas of focus: Discovery – Combing through more than 100 trended data points, Infegy Atlas automatically generates stories to tell you what’s happening with your subject, highlights key events over…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 24 readers -
  • How To Make Social Media Data Work For You

    … by a comparatively small number of sources; versus a “current awareness medium,” a place where Internet users from all over the world can create and share information in real-time. This creation process is both the biggest advantage and the biggest potential hurdle of social media intelligence—on one hand, it’s instantly accessible genuine information produced…

    Hootsuitein Social How To's- 22 readers -
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