View Full Version : NYPD forms new social media unit to mine Facebook and Twitter for mayhem

08-11-2011, 12:51 AM
They will only be looking for...

Newly named Assistant Commissioner Kevin O'Connor, one of the department's online and gang gurus, has been put in charge of the new juvenile justice unit. He and his staff will mine social media, looking for info about troublesome house parties, gang showdowns and other potential mayhem, sources said.

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/08/10/2011-08-10_nypd_forms_new_social_media_unit_to_mine_facebo ok_and_twitter_for_mayhem.html

08-11-2011, 01:53 AM
I posted this link earlier too. Apparently we read similar news sites.