social media intelligence
[ soh-shuhl mee-dee-uh in-tel-i-juhns ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈmi di ə ɪnˌtɛl ɪ dʒəns /
the monitoring and analyzing of social media data by a private or public organization, as a business or government agency, to gather intelligence or insights about the thoughts and behaviors of social media users. Abbreviation: SMI
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- social intelligence,
- social isolation,
- social justice warrior,
- social market,
- social media,
- social media optimization,
- social mobility,
- social movement,
- social network,
- social networking
Origin of social media intelligence
Term coined by Sir David Ormand, Jamie Bartlett, and Carl Miller in 2012
Also called SOC·MINT [sok-mint] /ˈsɒkˌmɪnt/.
The field of social media intelligence was conceived by researchers at Demos, a social policy think tank in the United Kingdom. Members of this team coined the term SOCMINT in 2012, modeled on well-established intelligence-gathering disciplines, such as human intelligence (HUMINT), signal intelligence (SIGINT), and electronic intelligence (ELINT).
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