Friday, August 31, 2012

Social Media News For The Week Of 8/30/12

Police embrace social media as crime-fighting tool

According to a recent survey of 1,221 federal, state and local law enforcement that use social media, four out of five officials used social media to gather intelligence during investigations. Full Story Here:

Party conventions get social, with major social-media ramp-up

The GOP and the Democrats have created bristling, bustling social-media rollouts for their conventions, in the biggest such effort in U.S. Full Story Here:

California Raises the Bar on Social Media Privacy

Clifornia residents can keep their passwords to themselves, in school and in the workplace, thanks to a bill passed by the state Assembly on Wednesday. Full Story Here:

Japan Sizes Up Social Media as an Emergency Response Tool

Today in international tech news: Japan's government engages in talks about devising an official social media emergency response system. Full Story Here:

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