Digital Threat Assessment Toolkit
Digital Evidence

7.0 Best Practices and Digital Documentation

When it comes to social media content, timeliness is everything. A social media post or video can be online and available one second, and when you refresh the page, it is no longer there. “Page not found,” “video has been removed by author,” and “post no longer available,” are all messages that can hinder your search if you haven’t saved and documented that content.

This section will introduce some basic best practices for conducting searches of social media accounts and documenting your results.