Facebook, Twitter cut off data access for Geofeedia, a social media surveillance startup

Geofeedia is used by police to monitor activists on social networks. According to a new study published today from the American Civil Liberties Union, major social networks including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have recently provided user data access to Geofeedia, the location-based, social media surveillance system used by government offices, private security firms, marketers and others.
As TechCrunch previously reported, Geofeedia is one of a bevy of… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/11/facebook-twitter-cut-off-data-access-for-geofeedia-a-social-media-surveillance-startup/?ncid=rss
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