A few days ago I read an article from Ars Technica that the Whatcom County Sheriff’s dept. was seeking data surrounding the Bellingham #NoDAPL Coalition Facebook page. The page, with more than 1,400 likes, provides information about pipeline environmental issues and is used to organize political protests and connect political activists. In addition to demanding […]
Social Searcher allows you to apply a filter Google Search by Social Networks. The Google search results will only include the social network you select with matches to that search phrase or keyword. Where Social Searcher stands out to me is with the Buzz Dashboard. A plethora of data at your fingertips to sort and […]
So far in our social media monitoring video series, we’ve taken a look at very powerful tools, but they’re somewhat siloed. We looked Twitter tools on Twitter, Facebook Tools on Facebook and so on. Wouldn’t it be great if we had one tool that gave access to all of our social media networks and search tools? That’s what Hootsuite does. It brings in all your social networks, with which you create dashboards and streams that you monitor
In this video, I’ll be demonstrating a website called ‘Social Bearing.’ Social Bearing provides insights and analytics for Twitter, but it applies it right on a map so the search results, anything you find, will be geolocated on a map. You can use keywords, hashtags or just the location to find tweets.
I can’t say enough good things about this tool. Go check it out, and let me know what you think.
In this video, I show you how to set up your own social media monitoring system using Twitter Advanced Search, Twitter widgets, and Twitter Search.
For practical purposes, social media monitoring can be used for Protective Intelligence – monitoring what is being said about a brand, or if someone is taking actionable steps to hurt a brand or someone.
LinkedIn is a great tool for peer to peer connections, recruiting and sharing content. When you want to find out about person one of the very first stops you will mostly likely make is a search on LinkedIn. Clicking on the person’s profile while signed in to LinkedIn, by default, will inform the person that you viewed their profile.
There is nothing wrong with this, but sometimes you want to search anonymously. Perhaps it’s an investigation, or maybe you just don’t want the person to know you were looking at the profile.