Facebook, Instagram ban tools police use to spy on you
Police will now have to find new ways to keep an eye on your posts.
On Mar 13, 2017 by Andrew Couts
Twitter cuts off third surveillance firm for encouraging police to spy on activists
Twitter previously cut loose Geofeedia and Snaptrends, two U.S.-based companies.
On Dec 9, 2016 by David Gilmour, Dell Cameron
Most Americans distrust Facebook and Twitter, use them anyway
Do you trust Facebook? 96 percent of Americans don't.
On Oct 25, 2016 by David Gilmour
Twitter cuts ties with second firm police use to spy on social media
SnapTrends is the second intelligence firm to get cut loose by Twitter in the past two weeks.
On Oct 20, 2016 by Dell Cameron
CIA-backed surveillance software was marketed to public schools
High school students in Illinois were monitored for a year using Geofeedia's platform.
On Oct 18, 2016 by Dell Cameron
Dozens of police-spying tools remain after Facebook, Twitter crack down on Geofeedia
Geofeedia is out, but there are plenty of other surveillance platforms to choose from.
On Oct 11, 2016 by Dell Cameron