Social Graphing

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IP to Street Address

IP to Street Address PHP Script Retrieving the user’s IP address is actually much simpler than you might think, and can be done in a single line. Getenv(“REMOTE_ADDR”) will return the IP address of the person visiting your site. Generally this is accurate, however if the user is running through a proxy server, then it … Continue reading

Twitter Timeline Preservation

The Twitter Timeline Preservation tool is used to automatically take screenshots and transcribe a target’s timeline. Below is a video of the tool in action. After it is done collecting timeline data, it also spits out a current list of who the target is following and who their followers are. Protected accounts are able to … Continue reading

Detect nude images and pornography without using OpenCV

OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions for processing video and images. The library has more than 2500 optimized algorithms. Usage ranges from interactive art, to mines inspection, stitching maps on the web or through advanced robotics. Below is some code copied from that OpenCV group that gives a mask for … Continue reading

Public Relations and Social Media Scraping

I recently got asked for an interview by a girl in a Master’s program who was doing research so she could teach a class on Public Relations. She had only one question, and it was as generic as they come; “In a Masters Degree program for PR and was assigned to teach a lesson on … Continue reading

Criminal Network Analysis and Visualization: A Data Mining Perspective by J Xu

Criminal Network Analysis After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, academics have been called on for possible contributions in uncovering terrorist networks to enhance public safety and national security. Both the public and the Pentagon have realized that knowledge of the structure of terrorist networks and how those networks operate is one of the … Continue reading

Check Social Sites for User Accounts

Checking username existence on social sites can be very useful for marketing purposes as well as research. I had to work on some similar stuff just a little while ago and gave the app the capability of scanning 10 sites. Tonight I just finished compiling this longer list of 84 sites. If you are are … Continue reading