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Spotting influencers and VIPs in LinkedIn with PowerShell – Part 2: “The Dark Side”

What we have seen on our previous post may seem interesting and powerful. Essentially, what we are doing is opening the door to creating local datasets with personally identifiable information coming from our Social Networks. That's a pretty big deal. Therefore, there are a couple of things that we need to understand before going forward.

Privacy, Law and Ethics

Usually, on Digital Media, whenever you can access some information is because you have rights and permissions to do so. However, I would like you to consider the difference between “can” and “should”. Now, you have the chance to “download” datasets ...

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Spotting influencers and VIPs in LinkedIn with PowerShell – Part 1: “The How To”

Liking, commenting, tagging, bookmarking or defining something as favorite are all common on-line activities these days. However, most of us don't realize the depth of information we leave behind each time we perform them and what we can actually do with that information.

This is perfectly understandable in a world that hides all those details behind APIs that regular people can't use. Fortunately, this is no longer the case anymore. Today I would like to show you how to leverage the Social Media Scripting Framework to extract meaningful information from those that connect with you or your brand in LinkedIn. ...

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Social Media Scripting Framework v0.5 BETA, has been finally released!

It's been a while since my last blog post. I know it. But, I have been focusing on “Getting Things Done”. This new version of the Social Media Scripting Framework has been quite a challenge and, in fact, it has taken longer than expected. Anyway, it is finally here!

But let's start from the beginning. Once the previous version was on the street, I have started collecting feedback from different sources. Many were exited with the possibilities that this tool was bringing to the table. However, it became more and more clear that some aspects had to ...

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