Geofeedia isn’t the only social media surveillance company giving data to police

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Geofeedia isn’t the only social media surveillance company providing information to local police departments. 

Twitter shut off commercial access to Geofeedia on Tuesday after the ACLU revealed that Twitter, Facebook and Instagram data was being marketed by Geofeedia to police as a way to monitor activists and protests.

Facebook and Instagram had also recently severed much of Geofeedia’s access to their networks for the same reason. (Mashable also uses Geofeedia to discover potential stories on social networks.) Read more…

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