Finding sarcasm on social media is like finding a piece of hay in a haystack.
— Jessica (@jessica_gaylord) June 4, 2014
Maybe the Internet Explorer 8 requirement is a test to see if the bidding contractors can actually recognize sarcasm themselves?
— Ry*Wri (@rywri1) June 4, 2014
— FilmLadd (@FilmLadd) June 4, 2014
Could they give it to some of my followers? MT @TheAtlantic: Secret Service is buying software that will detect sarcasm by Twitter users.
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) June 3, 2014
— Brad Thor (@BradThor) June 4, 2014
— Lisa Gerstner (@LGers) June 4, 2014
Crap this is a weird day in surveillance news… http://t.co/RpjdM2ijrh
— Joseph Cota (@AntiFish03) June 4, 2014
— Popular Mechanics (@PopMech) June 4, 2014
If the Secret Service wants to figure out a way to detect sarcasm, I hope they're scraping and analyzing all the responses to their story.
— Andrew Ba Tran (@abtran) June 4, 2014
Maybe they already have the software and the announcement is just part of the shakedown.