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Feds Studying How to Use Twitter For ‘Depression Surveillance’

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Elizabeth Harrington
Free Beacon.com
October 16, 2013

The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people.

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) began a study financed by the National Institutes of Health last month that will provide “population level depression monitoring” through the social media site.

The project, “Utilizing Social Media as a Resource for Mental Health Surveillance,” is costing taxpayers $82,800.

While Twitter has been used by government agencies, such as the Secret Service andDepartment of Homeland Security, for national security related monitoring, the project suggests the social network can be used for public health surveillance as well.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10:58 am





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