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Big Brother is watching…tweets and statuses

Posted by: | November 7, 2011 | No Comment |

How far is too far?

According to an article in the Atlantic, the CIA has admitted to using Twitter tweets and Facebook statuses to “glean insights into the collective moods of regions or groups abroad.” The intelligence agents, known as “vengeful librarians,” intend to scan the world of social media to monitor the opinions of people across the globe. According to the Associated Press, the “librarians” are tracking up to five million tweets a day from places like Pakistan, Egypt and China. To learn more, watch the video above.

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