A member of the Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102) stands on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and part of the U.S Navy 7th Fleet, as it sits anchored in Hong Kong, China. (Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg)

U.S. Military to Trawl Through 350 Billion Social Media Messages

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. military plans to analyze 350 billion social-media posts from around the world to help it track how popular movements evolve.