Social Media Investigation

Tuesday, 20 July 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Tony Bennett, Online Investigator & Trainer, Opsimathy Ltd

We are delighted to welcome back Tony Bennett for the third in this series of webinars aimed at improving online skills for investigators, MLROs, HR staff, compliance and risk teams, etc. This session will be focusing on accessing and utilising social media websites for research in a safe and lawful manner.

During this free one hour webinar, Tony will give an overview of current social media sites as he shows delegates how to obtain information from social media use. He will also explore ways of finding social media accounts of subjects and then building an investigation profile for social media use.

Online Booking
To join us for this free one hour webinar, please use our online booking system by clicking here or visit our websote at

The webinar will be run via Zoom technology and joining instructions will be provided to those who register to attend.

Please note, this event is limited to 50 delegates to ensure that all those attending can get the most out of the webinar.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this module delegates will understand:

  • how social networking sites work

  • the investigative opportunities provided by social networking sites

  • how to obtain information about LinkedIn users safely

  • how to access information about Twitter users

  • how to access information about Facebook users

  • about social networking sites popular in other areas of the world

About Our Speaker
Tony is a former police Detective with the British Transport Police (BTP) who has the enviable skills of having led numerous online, cybercrime and social networking investigations.

He holds a master’s degree in computer forensics and has been a qualified trainer and practitioner for many years.

Tony has the distinction of having headed up the High-Tech Crime Unit for the BTP. He is an accredited expert in the forensic examination of computers and mobile phones and online investigation.

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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at