Why I Do Not “FaceBook”

“…The same math that researchers use to control swarms of drones can be used, in theory, to control you on social media…

Military social network research has been ongoing over the past decade as part of the DOD’s efforts to leverage “open source intelligence” and use social network analysis (using mobile phone records, other electronic relationships, and physical-world relationships) to target manufacturers of improvised explosive devices and leaders of insurgent cells. Along the way, the research has shifted more toward “hearts and minds” goals than “search and destroy” ones…”

Food for thought.

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