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Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Social Networking Spies: CIA Sifts Social Media Sites

More and more people put their lives on social media sites worldwide. Globally Facebook and Twitter have been effective tools for organizing major protests and overthrowing governments.
Now members of the CIA department are paid to analyze what people are talking about on social media. This leaves many wondering about the intentions behind this practice.

Wayne Madsen, an investigative journalist, gives us his thoughts on why the CIA is concerned with your tweets.
Wayne Madsen has written about intelligence in America for decades, having transitioned from a Naval officer to journalist, specializing in investigative reporting.