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Introduction to Social Media Investigation by Jennifer Golbeck

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Chapter 18

Other networking sites

Abstract

Earlier in Social Media Investigation, we looked in depth at the major social media and social networking sites online. While these are your best chance to find an arbitrary target, there are thousands and thousands of other social networks online. Some are standalone sites, like Myspace, which serve a general audience. Others are integrated into other applications, like Yelp, which focuses on reviews of businesses but which has a social network feature as well. These sites can be great places to find information about a target. Indeed, if a target is an active participant, it is possible that you will actually find more information about him or her on one of these smaller social networks. The communities ...

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