Donald Trump Becomes President

Echosec#breaking, General, Media

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In case you haven’t heard, Donald J #Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States this Friday (January 20, 2017). The presidential inauguration and surrounding events, which begin on Thursday, will draw an estimated 900,000 people to Washington –  a relatively low number compared to the 1.8 million who came out for Obama’s big day in 2009. … Read More

Flickr is cool – Abandoned places are too.

Paula HingleyEducational, Feeds, General

Abandoned places are the coolest. They are SO cool, that there are approximately billions of blog posts written and a gazillion photos of them posted on social media every year.   There’s something so eerie about a structure that was once bustling with commerce and activity that has since been taken over by the gently persistent grip of nature. These places … Read More

The Power of Foursquare

EchosecFeeds, General

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Where are you right now? Where are your friends? Is that Bourbon sour any good? Where should we go for breakfast?   Foursquare was designed to answer all of these questions. Created in 2009, Foursquare (according to their website) “is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and business solutions.” From a user’s perspective, it … Read More

Echosec Updates: Reddit & Periscope

EchosecGeneral

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Periscope Explore the world through someone else’s eyes. Periscope is a live streaming application provided by Twitter. Periscope users can broadcast their actions or their viewpoint to anyone in the world. Echosec users can now live-stream Periscope from within the application to get actionable intelligence from users that are directly on the ground.       Reddit The front page … Read More