Best Practices for Searching Social Media for Evidence

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Best Practices for Searching Social Media for Evidence

“While it’s sometimes easy to find a person’s social media page by their name, finding a page which a user has created under a different name or alias – making sure you have the correct page as well as assuring that you have captured all the data in accordance with the best practices can be a challenging task.”

The approach involves a two step process of first conducting the searches and second preserving the evidence using a forensic approach that captures all the data.  The purpose of this article is to provide a consistent, comprehensive approach for searching the internet while following the best practices and ethical standards.

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2018-04-17T12:44:16+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Computer Forensics, Investigations|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Best Practices for Searching Social Media for Evidence