The use of the Internet, and social media in particular, has increasingly moved from desktop computers to mobile devices. Consequently, everything a person does on a mobile device, including his or her activities on social media and social networks, can be associated with a precise location. Social media companies have taken advantage of this. Most offer users the ability to add a location to their status updates. This location information can be a valuable tool for investigation. This chapter shows how location information is connected to posts, how to connect it, and what you can do with it once you collect it.
The use of the internet, ...