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 toÂ 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 ofâ
While the popular press has portrayed GeoFeedia as an outlier, the truth is that law enforcement and intelligence use of social media for surveillance is deeply entrenched in todayâ€™s social world
Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday cut access to certain data for an analytics firm which according to a civil liberties group helped law enforcement track protesters in social movements.
by Ansel Herz Twitter just suspended Geofeedia's access to its data. Mike Force Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook have cut back on access to their data for Geofeedia, a social media monitoring company, after a report from the ACLU to...
Marco Pakoeningrat / (CC BY-SA 2.0) Records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram shared usersâ€™ information with a software company that helps police surveil and targets protesters ...