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Introduction to Social Media Investigation by Jennifer Golbeck

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Chapter 16

YouTube

Abstract

YouTube is a video-sharing Web site. It's one of the most popular sites on the Web, with over one billion unique visitors each month. People can upload videos from their computers or mobile devices. They can then be viewed by anyone online or by a restricted group depending on the privacy settings. Viewers can comment on videos and rate them. This chapter presents an overview of the different types of information people share on the site and how to find those people.

Keywords

Social media

Social networks

YouTube

Video

Case Study Paragon: Elliot Rodger

On May 23, 2014, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger began a mass killing in the college town of Isla Vista, California.1

After stabbing his three roommates to death, he left ...

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