Are Your Social Media and Web Searches Deep Enough?

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Are Your Social Media and Web Searches Deep Enough?

With social media and internet activity becoming an integral part of many types of investigations, organizations are finding the information they need to help their cases by seeking out their subjects’ online interactions. If you’re in a business that conducts background investigations using social media and web searches, there are some important factors to consider before pursuing it on your … Read More

Four Compelling Reasons Claims Professionals Should Use a Third-Party Social Media Investigator

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4 Compelling Reasons Claim’s Professionals Should Use a Third-Party Social Media Investigator

The day to day challenges claims investigators/adjusters face are many. An inbox that’s always full and a phone that’s always ringing are constantly competing for attention. Activities like background checks, loss history reports, and interviews, all add to the list of important daily functions taking place –usually before lunch! There are no real shortcuts in this systematic process. Each component … Read More

Free Webinar: How to Preserve & Admit Social Media Evidence

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Join SMI and Ethan Wall, social media law expert and Founder of Social Media Law & Order, for a free educational webinar. The goal of this presentation, entitled “How to Preserve & Admit Social Media Evidence,” is to help attendees better understand the best practices for preserving social media evidence for use in court. The legal community is aware of the … Read More

Case Study: 0260

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After exhausting their budget on traditional methods of surveillance, a Florida-based private investigation firm realized that information shared on social media might be the key to unlocking their high-profile case. The investigation was centered around allegations that a famous sports figure had been involved in the trafficking of performance enhancing drugs … Read More

What is Your Social Media Research Solution Missing?

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As a busy legal professional, you are aware of the value of social media evidence. What might come as a surprise, however, is that there are significant drawbacks to conducting your own social media research – even if your firm uses a subscription service to preserve the evidence. Uncertain about the answers to any of these questions? It’s time your … Read More

Free Webinar: Strategies & Tactics of Dishonest People

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SMI is excited to partner again with Michael Reddington, Certified Forensic Interviewer and the Vice President of Executive Education for Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, on a free educational webinar series for our clients. The goal of this three-part series, entitled “Disciplined Listening for Investigators,” is to help attendees improve their interviewing techniques, identify their opposition’s strategies, and influence the outcome of the … Read More

Investigator’s Guide to Tumblr

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The Investigator’s Guide to Social Media introduces popular social media platforms and how information shared on these platforms can benefit investigators. In this installment, we’ll be discussing why one should be investigating Tumblr. What is Tumblr? Founded in 2007,  Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website. The platform, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2013, allows users to share text, images, quotes, links, … Read More