Admissibility of Social Media Evidence

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SMI Aware’s experts are frequently asked about the admissibility of social media evidence in court and, furthermore, whether it is lawful to obtain this type of content. According to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, attorneys are expected to utilize … Read More

Arson Cases and Social Media Investigations

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Arson, or the act of intentionally setting a fire, is a criminal offense that can often lead to large fines and significant prison time. The National Fire Protection Association collected statistics from 2010-2014 to gain a better understanding the frequency … 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 … Read More

Investigator’s Guide to Foursquare Swarm

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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 Foursquare Swarm. What is Foursquare Swarm? In 2014, Foursquare launched a spin-off consumer app … Read More

Investigator’s Guide to Twitter

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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 Twitter. What is Twitter? Founded in 2006, Twitter is a social networking service … Read More

Investigator’s Guide to Untappd

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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 Untappd and other social drinking apps. What is Untappd? Since their introduction … Read More