13 shocking things the NSA discovered from mining social data

With all of the talk of NSA and Prism lately, one has to wonder what exactly they discovered when mining your social data. Don’t ask us how we got this, but here’s what leaked:

 

1. The security of the nation’s tacos are at stake…

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2. As is our precious mashed potato supply…

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3. That we’re all bad drivers…


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4. And after we crash, It’s a perfect time for a photo…

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5. They shouldn’t bother investigating, we’ll admit to our crimes on our walls…

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6. People have some strange dreams…

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7. Autocorrect continues to create awkward situations…

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8. Our fashion sense is cutting edge…

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9. Dennis Yu knows where to get the best chicken wings ever…

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10. Before most of us were internet rock stars, we liked to rock out in real life- like Paul Dunay from Maxymiser did in his TERRAPIN days…

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11. Or that you should run for the hills, Jason Miller of Marketo is a metal fan.

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12. That Heather Dopson of Infusionsoft’s dog is unimpressed by the moon…

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13. That Matt Prater, Mari Smith Dennis Yu,  Nathan Latka, Heather Dopson and Christina Kehoe need to be watched in some way… They’re definitely up to something!

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So watch out, everyone! Your secrets are out! But it’s not like they can just read your wall or blog and figure these things out, anyways…

Dennis Yu

About the Author

Dennis Yu

Dennis Yu is the Chief Executive Officer of BlitzMetrics, a digital marketing company that partners with schools to train young adults. Dennis’s program centers around mentorship, helping students grow their expertise to manage social campaigns for enterprise clients like the Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone.


He’s an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook Marketing and has spoken in 17 countries, spanning 5 continents, including keynotes at L2E, Gultaggen, and Marketo Summit. Dennis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, CNN, Fox News, and CBS Evening News.


He’s a regular contributor for Adweek’s SocialTimes column and has published in Social Media Examiner, Social Media Club, Tweak Your Biz, B2C, Social Fresh, and Heyo. He held leadership positions at Yahoo! and American Airlines and studied Finance and Economics at Southern Methodist University as well as the London School of Economics. He ran collegiate cross-country at SMU and has competed in over 20 marathons including a 70-mile ultramarathon.


Besides being a Facebook data and ad geek, you can find him eating chicken wings or playing Ultimate Frisbee in a city near you.


You can contact him at dennis@blitzmetrics.com