The NYPD recently announced that it created a task force to troll social media sites for clues of criminal activity in the real world. The police bet that if you’re dumb enough to commit a crime, you might just post about it on Facebook. Police in London are currently using social media sites to identify riots and looters. Read the full article at NYDailyNews.com
NYPD Creates Social Media Crime Unit
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).