Reports of WhatsApp being made to spy on users have surfaced as of late. The operation was put into motion by an US governmental agency for spying on activities pertaining to importation of opioids from China.
Twitter has been on a recruitment drive of late, hiring a host of former feds and spies. Studying a number of employment and recruitment websites, MintPress has ascertained that the social media giant has, in recent years, recruited dozens of individuals from the national security state to work in the fields of security, trust, safety and content.
Exhibiting the Instagram and Facebook logos, or advertising on those platforms, could be considered illegal under Russian law. Furthermore, Russia has added Meta to list of terrorist organizations.
Teens in India were able to make crude bombs for just the cost of $1 using easily available explosive materials. Minors between the ages of 14 and 17 had become experts in creating a low-intensity crude bomb thanks to social media.
A US Army General has been suspended over making a mocking tweet to Jill Biden. Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky published the tweet on June 24, and subsequently deleted it.
Having bulldozed most real-life relationships already, Mark Zuckerberg is now moving to strip away what’s left of our expectations of privacy by dragging us kicking and screaming into an online padded cell called the Facebook ‘metaverse’.
The Indian Crime Branch has booked Cambridge Analytica for illegal data harvesting.
The Pentagon uses world’s largest ‘secret army’ of 60,000 undercover operatives unofficially known as Signature Reduction to carry out ‘domestic & foreign’ operations while also infiltrating and manipulating social media.
Predator Catchers Indianapolis (PCI) apparently lured Facebook Meta manager into a child sex sting and he was later fired after it was caught on tape.
There aren’t many companies that can say they’ve poured hundreds of millions into journalism in the last few years. Facebook has — $600 million over since 2018 — and it is promising another $1 billion in the next three years.