This case study is based on a challenge from well-known entrepreneur, John McAfee, to show how relative geolocation of two points on a chronological timeline can give a likely path and possible locations in between.
To do this, two geographical points will be used, categorised by day, to geolocate a photo that was taken between those two points.
This research post is split into the following four sections, in this order:
In this post, I will identify how the information is dispersed on Facebook, and how Facebook Ads are used to promote the pro-Indonesian Government propaganda to European countries.
This post is a continuation of an investigation I published on the pro-Indonesian bot network which used Twitter, as well as other social media platforms, to distort the truth about what what is happening in West Papua. …
Open source investigations are research intensive, with the largest factor being to find one piece of crucial data in a sea of information.
To do that, the open source community relies upon methods and tools to filter and set parameters on the flow of information.
In this case study, I have created a custom search engine that uses parameters to locate Google Maps links in relation to any indexed topic. We also look at a way to store that information in a shared worksheet that will automatically plot all points to a map.
The materials used in this post are free to use and do not require specialist skills. …