60837415 story US Secret Service Wants To Identify Snark 213 Posted by Unknown Lamer on Wednesday June 04, 2014 @11:44AM from the bound-for-success dept. beschra (1424727) writes "From the article: 'The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time — and sift through the sarcasm. "We are not currently aware of any automated technology that could do that (detect sarcasm). No one is considered a leader in that,'" Jamie Martin, a data acquisition engineer at Sioux Falls, SD based Bright Planet, told CBS News.' Why not just force Twitter to change TOS to require sarcasm tag?"