Investigating Via Social Media
Social media allows individuals, businesses and organizations to communicate across the world on the internet. In the process, social media sites expose massive amount of information about their users. This information can be very useful to fraud examiners in virtually any type of investigation.
In this course, you will learn the types of investigations in which social media can be a helpful resource, which sites are beneficial to fraud examiners, and how to use them in the collection of information or evidence. This course also explores the history of social media, and the challenges and obstacles involved in using social media for investigations.
- Strategies for planning and executing your social media investigation
- Tips for identifying which social media site will likely provide the most benefit for your investigation type
- Tips for avoiding ethical and legal pitfalls when conducting a social media investigation
- Statistics on usage and adoption of social media sites
- Tools you can use to enhance your social media investigation
Table of Contents
|Lesson 1||Information Available on Social Media|
|Lesson 2||When to Investigate Via Social Media|
|Lesson 3||Social Media Sites|
|Lesson 4||How to Investigate Via Social Media|
|Lesson 5||Challenges and Obstacles|
|Lesson 6||Ethical and Legal Issues|
|NASBA Information:||Information Technology|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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