One of the FBI’s most effective informants in the crackdown against terrorism has been Twitter.
The social network is an “extraordinarily effective way to sell shoes, or vacations, or terrorism,” FBI Director James Comey said recently, reports The Huffington Post. “It’s buzz, buzz, buzz, buzz, buzz. It’s the constant feed … the devil on your shoulder all day long, saying, ‘Kill, kill, kill.'”
What makes it such an effective tool for investigators is the ability to monitor tweets, especially those supporting ISIS.
Investigators said Twitter has helped crack numerous cases recently and continues to be helpful