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After FOIA, Homeland Security Releases Social Media Monitoring Guides 21

v3rgEz (125380) writes "With a Freedom of Information Act request, MuckRock has received copies of two of the guides Homeland Security uses to monitor social media, one on standard procedures and a desktop binder for analysts.

Now asking for help to go through it: See something worth digging into? Say something, and share it with others so we know what to FOIA next."
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After FOIA, Homeland Security Releases Social Media Monitoring Guides

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  • Good News... (Score:3, Interesting)

    by mythosaz ( 572040 ) on Thursday March 20, 2014 @06:49PM (#46539121)

    ...the document is borderline lame.

    It takes 88 pages of government document to say what format to cut-and-paste news articles you captured while browsing websites and capturing TV with some media cards into emails.

    There's some analysts, and they sit in a cube, and they watch MSNBC and surf HuffPo, and when there's an earthquake, they send an email using very specific fonts, or IM each other about it.

    I've saved you 88 pages of reading.

    You're welcome.

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