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Submission + - NYPD Forms Special "Social Media" Unit (nydailynews.com)

plsenjy writes: The NY Daily News is reporting that in the wake of the London riots and following a number of high profile arrests the New York police have formed a special task force designed to mine social media for postings relating to crimes and potentially dangerous gatherings. They will be in constant, silent vigil watching for, "troublesome house parties, gang showdowns, and other potential mayhem."

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