U.S. Intelligence group hopes to predict revolutions in Latin America

Posted on October 20, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Intelligence, Internet, Latin America News, Police/Military Activity

Some hedge funds already use Twitter and other social networks to ‘predict’ fluctuations in the stock market. Now a U.S. government agency is to use the social network to attempt to predict revolutions. Iarpa – the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity – hopes to be able to predict ‘unexpected’ events such as revolutions using a wide range of data. Read Article

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