5 companies awarded contracts to monitor Facebook, Twitter and blogs for references to the Government

Your Facebook, Twitter and blog are about to be monitored for references to the Government

If you’re one of those people that gets a bit vocal about politics, you’ll be interested to know that your Facebook, Twitter and personal blog are about to begin being monitored for references to the Government.

Ministers announced yesterday that the Government had awarded a contract to five companies who will monitor what people tweet, post to Facebook or blog about the Government and provide updates to Whitehall in real time.

Officials and ministers will provide a list of keywords and topics to the companies so that they know what to monitor.

 

read the rest of this article here: http://metro.co.uk/2015/06/05/your-facebook-twitter-and-blog-are-about-to-be-monitored-for-references-to-the-government-5232639/

 

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