Twitter helps terrorists to spy using mobile phones
The tiny messaging software Twitter could become terrorist’s newest killer app according to a draft army intelligence report, allowing terrorists to organize and co-ordinate militant attacks according to the Federation of the American Scientists website. The site concentrates on the newer applications that are now available for mobile phones such as iPhone, Research in Motions BlackBerry and Nokia like photo swappers, GPS locators, Digital Maps and Twitter mash-ups of it all.
With all the new technology and apps out there like, social network sites, remote-controlled toys to online games American analysts fear that militants could take advantage and use the software to aid in co-ordinating a attack.
If you check out the American Scientists website you will see a presentation that launches into a theoretical discussion regarding mobile phones and militants and how mobile phone applications like Twitter to boost its impact.