Skip to comments.CIA ADMITS FULL MONITORING OF FACEBOOK, Google, Youtube and other social networks
Posted on 02/03/2013 1:11:49 PM PST by Lazamataz
I. Introduction Social media platforms are changing the way organizations are communicating to the public Conversations are happening all the time and everywhere. There is need for the Communications Group to be timely and proactively aware of the reactions and opinions expressed by the general public as it relates to the Federal Reserve and its actions on a variety of subjects.
II. Social Listening Platforms Social media listening platforms are solutions that gather data from various social media outlets and news sources. They monitor billions of conversations and generate text analytics based on predefined criteria. They can also determine the sentiment of a speaker or writer with respect to some topic or document. The information gathered can guide the organizations public relations group in assessing the effectiveness of communication strategies.
Here are some of the services it can offer: o Track reach and spread of your messages and press releases o Handle crisis situations o Continuously monitor conversations o Identify and reach out to key bloggers and influencers o Spot emerging trends, discussions themes and topics
A. Geographic scope of social media sites The solution must support content coming from different countries and geographical regions. It should also support multiple languages.
B. Content and Data Types The solution must be able to gather data from the primary social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Forums and YouTube. It should also be able to aggregate data from various media outlets such as: CNN, WSJ, Factiva etc.
C. Reports and Metrics The solution must provide real-time monitoring of relevant conversations. It should provide sentiment analysis (positive, negative or neutral) around key conversational topics. It must be able to provide summaries or high level overviews of a specific set of topics. It should have a configurable dashboard that can easily be accessed by internal analysts or management. The dashboard must support customization by user or group access. The solution should provide an alerting mechanism that automatically sends out reports or notifications based a predefined trigger.
D. FRBNY Technology Integration The solution must be able to integrate with existing FRBNY technologies such as: Google Search appliance, Lotus notes suite and web trends.It must have support for single sign on or windows integrated authentication.
E. Cost Structure The solution should offer a flexible pricing structure that can support multiple user licensing. It should also have the option to base pricing on content volume and usage. Supplier acknowledges an understanding of and agrees to comply with the above minimum solutions requirements.
I posted this because I have heard of these platforms from more 'reputable' sources, but without this level of detail on the contents.
This stuff is critical for us to know about on a go-forward basis, especially FR management and those who post a lot here.
I just felt my ‘nads shrink a little...
Note the discussion of a 'Social Listening Platform'. Chilling.
There are several viable responses, shrinking ‘nads not being among them:
1) Automated personal disinformation generator.
2) Counter ‘public snooping’ applications, allowing for detection of automation patterns, and identification of public profiles of decision makers. Counterintel, basically.
All your monitor belong to us.
You’re correct of course.
When you combine decades of “progressive” control of education with their control of the major internet players (FB, Google, Wiki, Yahoo) no surprise that most under 30 voted for Baraq.
They have a huge data center to power this monitoring. They can identify individuals by your IP and also your patterns. What you type, language used, and sites visited are unique enough to identify individuals.
WOAH!!! Great side-point. This was a brilliant misuse of government funds on the part of Democrats: Use these tools for POLITICAL EDGE. There are, at present, NO laws preventing such a thing!!!!
This is so important I am pinging EVERYONE I have on a list.
A ‘digital fingerprint’, so to speak.
Big brother is watching and listening? Hope they get an earful!! And an earache.
When the people fear the government, we have tyranny.
When the government fears the people, we have Liberty!!
And thus the 2nd amendment. Long may she live!!
The founders were very wise men.
This may explain Obama's unexplainable win!
Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!
To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I dont add you to the list...
Yep - FR is about the only place I post anything and I add the occasional “Not saying it should happen, just commenting that it is likely” type caveat. Some of the more forceful posters make me wonder who might be watching and what they might be planning. The Fed is constantly upgrading computer systems and adding massive amounts of storage just so it can gather and hold data that might be used against the People when deemed expedient.
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