#REPOST “According to Twitter, #Ferguson was the most used social activism hashtag within the first 10 years of the platform with more than 27 million tweets.”<br><br>Sounds great right? Until you begin to peel back layers… social media tracking software was used by police during Ferguson to track protesters. Hashtags created by BLM made it easy… our practice of posting everything we do, the who, what, where, when and why made social media one of law enforcement’s most effective tools.<br><br>Protesters were wondering how they were getting fuk’d up all the time… this is how.

#REPOST "According to Twitter, #Ferguson was the most used social activism hashtag within the first 10 years of the platform with more than 27 million tweets."

Sounds great right? Until you begin to peel back layers... social media tracking software was used by police during Ferguson to track protesters. Hashtags created by BLM made it easy... our practice of posting everything we do, the who, what, where, when and why made social media one of law enforcement's most effective tools.

Protesters were wondering how they were getting fuk'd up all the time... this is how.

Fighting for the narrative: St. Louis area police now use social media as a key protest-response tool

After problems during the unrest in Ferguson, St. Louis area police agencies have developed social media savvy.
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