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Facebook Helped the CIA Anticipate #Jan25, AP Reports

BY Nick Judd | Friday, November 4 2011

The Associated Press reports that an outfit within the Central Intelligence Agency predicted the uprising in Egypt earlier this year — by monitoring social media: Yes, they saw the uprising in Egypt coming; they ... Read More

Why the CIA Invented Facebook

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 21 2011

Brings to mind a tweet yesterday from Jennifer 8. Lee: "My friends in Beijing cannot figure out why anyone would check in via things like @foursquare. Point is NOT be trackable." (via Luke Fretwell) Read More

The CIA's W.T.F. (Wikileaks Task Force)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 22 2010

The Washington Post's Greg Miller reports that the CIA has put together an internal team to look into what Wikileaks has meant for the agency, and it's got a funny little name: The CIA has launched a task force to assess ... Read More

Spy vs. Discoverability: The Challenges of Intelligence in a 2.0 World

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 20 2009

Federal Computer Week's Alan Joch has an interesting story about how the U.S. intelligence community is feeling its way towards the smarter use of information in a networked world. Read More