Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) is the intelligence of social networks SOCMINT can be defined as the analytical exploitation of information available on social media networks. It is a new intelligence discipline based on tools and solutions for monitoring social networks and transforming open-source information gathered in social media into actionable intelligence. The professionals of corporate security, police forces, government intelligence, and compliance compile data entries in social networks to process them into useful and meaningful intelligence, usable in making decisions. SOCMINT has become a very important tool in the work of intelligence agents, law enforcement, private security professionals, compliance officers, and risk control programs. The efficient use of the SOCMINT tool contributes actively to public and private security, through the identification of early warning activities on disorders and threats, or the construction of situational knowledge in rapidly changing situations.


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