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Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Gave Data to Company Tracking Black Protesters

Marco Pakoeningrat / (CC BY-SA 2.0) Records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram shared users’ information with a software company that helps police surveil and targets protesters of color. The Guardian reports: Instagram had provided Geofeedia access to Instagram’s API, or application programming interface, which is a feed of data from users’ public posts that includes their location, ACLU said.
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