This is an exciting online course where you will learn how to conduct social networking investigations on websites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

This in-depth seminar will leave you with a wealth of new concepts to help you investigate criminal acts and suspects. Get the knowledge you have been lacking, today!

Upon completion of this exciting program you will close more online investigations then you ever thought was possible, recover more losses for your organization and successfully prosecute more fraudsters in a 1/4 of the time… Guaranteed!

Last Updated: 06/20/2019

Key learning's

  • Navigate the website, search, advanced search, sign-up, register a profile
  • Learn about connections, friend’s request, & privacy settings
  • Identify fraudsters, criminals, and illegal information Identify personal details, addresses, phone numbers, email address & more
  • Learn how to bypass privacy settings, visualize seller networks and gather intelligence
  • Identification of criminal activity and what is needed to prosecute


Course curriculum

  • 1

    Basic Social Media Investigations

    • An Overview of Basic Social Media Investigations
    • Facebook Search
    • Locating People on Facebook
    • Facebook Profile
    • Facebook Search Tool
    • Facebook Private Profile Information
    • Twitter
    • Twitter Search
    • Twitter Mobile App
    • YouTube
    • YouTube Search
    • Ethical Considerations
    • Final Exam - Basic Social Media Investigations

Course Benefits

Access: 24/7/365 Online Unlimited Access
Credential Earned: Certificate of Completion
Availability: Desktop, Mobile, Tablet
CPE Credits: Included
Nationally Recognized Credential: NASBA, NICE, & More
Live Mentors: Available 9-9PM CST via Chat

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the course and final exam within one year of enrollment Please be advises that you may only claim CPE credit for a course once after the certificate of completion is issued. The certificate of completion is valid for 2 years.


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