DARPA funds wide-ranging social media analysis, says report

The U.S. military has been pouring cash into analysis of social media, according to a new report.

According the The Guardian, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency directly and indirectly distributed millions of dollars of funding into social media studies on various networks. The agency sent $8.9 million through IBM to various research groups. $9.6 million went to universities, including Georgia Tech and Indiana University.

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