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Introduction to Social Media Investigation by Jennifer Golbeck

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Chapter 3

Types of personal information

Abstract

Social media sites provide such vast amounts of information about people that it can be overwhelming at times. Depending on your investigation, you may want different types of information. One helpful way to deal with everything that's available is to divide the information into different types.

This chapter defines the major categories of information that are available on social media and shows examples of how it appears on various sites.

Keywords

Social media

Social networks

Personal information

Social media sites provide such vast amounts of information about people that it can be overwhelming at times. Depending on your investigation, you may want different types of information. One helpful ...

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