TODAY   |  September 29, 2013

Was NSA mapping your Facebook profile?

The New York Times says the National Security Agency has gathered data it collected to map out the social connections of some Americans. TODAY’s Craig Melvin reports.

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>>> agency may be mapping your social connections. for almost three years the nsa has been matching data it collects from gps locaters, bank rolls, and facebook profiles. the details are part of a new report from "the new york times" based on documents from nsa leaker edward snowden. the nsa will not say how many americans were caught up in the effort. it did say all its work has a foreign intelligence purpose.