The FBI has asked contractors to create an application that would let the agency scrape social media websites for information about potential domestic and international threats. The program would only collect information users make publicly available on sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The information will be analyzed to predict the actions of suspect groups. Read the full article at BBC.co.uk
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.