French consumer rights watchdog sues Google, Facebook, Twitter for privacy violations

rt.com France’s top consumer rights group has filed a lawsuit in a Paris court against Google+, Facebook and Twitter, accusing the social networks of violating the country’s privacy laws. UFC-Que Choisir – a group which advises consumers on products, services… Continue Reading

Facebook tracks all written messages, posted or not

rt.com Facebook records everything users type on the social networking site, including notes they choose to delete instead of posting, according to a new study that tracked the habits of nearly four million people. Adam Kramer, a data scientist employed… Continue Reading

Love em’, Hate em’, Their Freedom is Your Freedom: New Facebook Page- Boycott A&E, Support Free Speech

Infowars.com https://www.facebook.com/infowarsfreespeech The treatment of Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson is being exploited by the establishment as part of a wider chilling effect on the First Amendment. In an effort to crush free speech, control freaks have exploited the controversy as… Continue Reading

11 Million Users Abandon Facebook

Julie Wilson Infowars.com A new report by the Daily Mail reveals Facebook users are abandoning the social media giant at an unprecedented rate over privacy concerns. New research shows Facebook has lost a total of eleven million users, nine million… Continue Reading

Test ‘reveals Facebook, Twitter and Google snoop on emails’: Study of net giants spurs new privacy concerns

Martin Delgado dailymail.co.uk Facebook, Twitter and Google have been caught snooping on messages sent across their networks, new research claims, prompting campaigners to express concerns over privacy. The findings emerged from  an experiment conducted following revelations by US security contractor… Continue Reading

Facebook to use Biometric Scanning tech for Auto-Tagging of photo

PROTECT YOURSELF, DELETE YOUR FACEBOOK!!!! Reuters Reporter dailymail.co.uk Facebook heads are considering incorporating most of its 1 billion-plus members’ profile photos into its growing facial recognition database, expanding the scope of the social network’s controversial technology. The possible move, which… Continue Reading

Movement to impeach Obama snowballing

Garth Kant wnd.com WASHINGTON – The “Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment” movement is suddenly sweeping the nation. WND first reported on the booming movement in July, and now the group claims it has mushroomed to 40,000 members across America to become… Continue Reading

Study: Facebook Use Predicts Decline In Happiness

CBS A new study shows that Facebook may help people feel connected, but it doesn’t make them any happier. In fact, according to the research, which was conducted by the University of Michigan, Facebook use actually predicts a decline in… Continue Reading

Security Must-Do’s For Facebook Graph Search

EDITOR’s NOTE: The ATR News Staff absolutely does NOT advocate using the Facebook platform, this article is NOT shared to make you feel safe. Your privacy is NOT and CANNOT be safe on Facebook. DELETE YOUR FACEBOOK FOR YOUR OWN… Continue Reading

State Department bureau spent $630,000 on Facebook ‘likes’

MICHAL CONGER washingtonexaminer.com State Department officials spent $630,000 to get more Facebook “likes,” prompting employees to complain to a government watchdog that the bureau was “buying fans” in social media, the agency’s inspector general says. The department’s Bureau of International… Continue Reading

Anger mounts after Facebook’s ‘shadow profiles’ leak in bug

Violet Blue zdnet.com Friday Facebook announced the fix of a bug it said inadvertently exposed the private information of over six million users when Facebook’s previously unknown shadow profiles accidentally merged with user accounts in data history record requests. According to… Continue Reading

Tech expert urges Americans to ‘quit Google, Facebook’ over NSA surveillance revelations

J. D. Heyes Natural News (NaturalNews) In light of revelations that the federal government’s massive spy apparatus has been unleashed on its own citizens, some tech experts are now advising users of social media and other Internet-based sites that have… Continue Reading

7 Powerful Ways to Maintain Your Privacy and Integrity Online

Eliot Estep Activist Post The recent NSA leaks from whistleblower Ed Snowden have publicly confirmed that digital privacy does not exist. The federal government and intelligence agencies have direct server access to the world’s most popular sites and services including… Continue Reading