Criminals post pictures of their looted goods, terrorists tell us their latest demands, citizens report on incidents in their towns; today's stories are waiting to be found in Social Media.
In this two day course you will learn how to use the latest and greatest techniques for finding information in social media. We will follow a number of threads on individuals and stories of interest during this course and this will equip us for effective at desk searching and monitoring of social media.
Our open source courses are delivered by experts who are constantly searching out new methods and tools. Our courses feature the best of the tools and sites offered on the web and are taught through interactive demonstrations and exercises.
Social Media Intelligence: an introduction to the discipline
Collate and scrape information from websites
Develop a search strategy
Advanced searching on social networks
Access hidden information on Facebook
Exploit and analyse Twitter
Use social networks to identify people who match a profile
Use photographs to find additional information on subjects of interest