(Zero Hedge) Facebook has been giving user data to at least 60 major device manufacturers over the last decade – including Apple, Amazon, BlackBerry, Microsoft and Samsung – as part of a data-sharing partnership program which allowed the companies to integrate various features such as messaging and “like” buttons into their products.
(John Vibes) While social media companies have spent years denying that their apps are recording your private conversations, the truth is finally coming out. Related Are You a Slave to Your Phone? Happiness Researchers Explain How Social Media Is Making You Unhappy Source – The Free Thought Project by John Vibes, June 10th, 2018 For years, smartphone users […]
(Rachel Blevins) While the federal government continues to give itself more power, one state has passed a law that bans NSA data collection without due process.
(Matt Agorist) As police raid the homes of peaceful activists for Facebook posts critical of the state, rampant illegal threats to murder children and kill people go unchecked and essentially ignored by the social media giant.
(Derrick Broze) On April 6, a coalition of consumer privacy organizations led by the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, accusing Facebook of violating individual’s privacy via the company’s facial recognition practices. The complaint focuses on changes to Facebook’s policy which went into effect in early 2018, namely the ability to scan user photos for biometric facial matches without consent.
(Zero Hedge) As the #deletefacebook campaign gains traction in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, a number of people have reported that Facebook has also maintained a comprehensive record of phone calls and text messages on Android devices.
(Matt Agorist) As TFTP reported last week, it was revealed that both the Obama campaign and the Trump campaign used third-party integrations to collect private information on millions of unsuspecting Facebook users.
(Matt Agorist) In June of 2016, as Instagram celebrated reaching 500 million monthly users, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, posted a photo of himself enjoying the moment.
(Alanna Ketler) Whether you have been aware of it or not, Facebook has been collecting call records and SMS data from Android devices for a number of years. Recently, several Twitter users have reported finding months or even years worth of call history data in their downloadable Facebook data file.
(Matt Agorist) Maryland — Under the guise of preventing child abuse, lawmakers in Maryland have introduced a bill that will allow the state to intrude in the lives of innocent families, keeping tabs on them, and destroying their right to privacy.
(Shannon Liao) Facebook’s stock has tanked after revelations that the company had shared the data of up to 50 million users with the political data analytics company Cambridge Analytica. By noon ET on Monday, it’s dropped by nearly 7 percent — the most that Facebook has fallen in a single day in over five years.
(Georges Abi-Heila) Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do. Related Top Ten Conspiracy Theories That Turned FACT in 2017 Source – The Free Thought Project by Georges Abi-Heila, February 14th, 2018 Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page […]
(Michelle Simmons) Your phone is actually spying on you. They may not be listening to your conversations, but they are using your device’s microphone to gather information on the ads, TV shows, and movies you watch. Related Here’s How to Protect Your Privacy From Your Internet Service Provider Source – Natural News by Michelle Simmons, January 9th, 2018 […]