Social Media Privacy

Social media privacy has been all over the news lately.
Fusion looked at how companies tracked voters at the Iowa Caucus this year.
Digital Trends highlighted the University of Ottawa’s project to use social media monitoring to detect mental illness.
The Chicago Tribune explained how new services are being developed to automatically identify threatening comments on social media.
The Muse broke down the numbers on social media’s effect on your job security.

Even Illinois is using social media analytics. We partner with a company called Crimson Hexagon to bring social data to our staff and researchers. Our staff is using this data to better understand what students and talking about and how to better serve them. Our researchers are using this data to better understand people across the world and to supercharge their research.
For a full explanation of how companies and others are using your data check out one of our recent presentations