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You Are Being Followed: Police Social Media Surveillance

We're partnering with LittleSis to launch a crowdfunded, crowdsourced campaign to reveal how police across the country are using social media to monitor people and events.

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Over 250 agencies have been added to our social media surveillance survey

Over 250 agencies have been added to our social media surveillance survey

Think your department doesn’t matter that much? With big data companies looking to sell their wares to any agency that has a budget - and even those that don’t - each one is a potential customer, each one is a potential place in need of oversight.

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Help keep an eye on police social media monitoring

Help keep an eye on police social media monitoring

MuckRock, with your help, has been filing requests around the country, and as we enter the new year, we’re recommitting to our mission to bring transparency and conversation to the policies and tools that are used to keep us safe.

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Over 150 people have joined us in shedding light on your feed's police stalkers

Over 150 people have joined us in shedding light on your feed’s police stalkers

For over a week, MuckRock has been accepting your submissions for our social media surveillance survey, and as of today, over a hundred of you have suggested towns and cities nationally as subjects for our inquiry.

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In the wake of social media spying backlash, help MuckRock explore online surveillance in your town

In the wake of social media spying backlash, help MuckRock explore online surveillance in your town

Twitter joined Facebook and Instagram in blocking access to its data by Geofeedia. As part of a project on protester surveillance with Color of Change, MuckRock has received materials from, among other places, Cooks County, home of the social media monitoring software company, and we’d like you to help us look at similar policies near your home.

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#Followed: How police across the country are employing social media surveillance

#Followed: How police across the country are employing social media surveillance

LittleSis is partnering up with MuckRock to investigate how police across the country are monitoring, tracking, and archiving public social media posts.

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Is the project "You Are Being Followed: Police Social Media Surveillance" still active?