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Can Facebook be blamed for Cambridge Analytica? - CNET

One year ago   |   By CNET

Facebook's user data is a powerful tool for marketing and research. What responsibility does the social network have when an app maker allegedly breaks its terms and lies about it?
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Breach leaves Facebook users wondering: how safe is my data?

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

Claims that Cambridge Analytica used data to target voters in US election raises tough questions The claims that Cambridge Analytica used data harvested from millions of Facebook profiles to target voters in the US general election in 2016 raises tough questions for both companies. In what appeared to be a damage limitation exercise, the social network preempted the stories that appeared in the Observer and the New York Times over the weekend by banning the political strategy company from its platform while it investigated the claims. Related: ‘I made Steve Bannon's psychological warfare...
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Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old whistleblower of the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica, says his Facebook account has been disabled

Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old whistleblower of the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica, says his Facebook account has been disabled

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Christopher Wylie is the 28-year-old whistleblower on Cambridge Analytica, the data-analytics firm that played an important role in Trump's 2016 campaign and the Brexit Leave campaign.
Wylie said his Facebook account was disabled on Sunday, "for blowing the whistle, on something they have known privately for two years."
Facebook says it is suspending Wylie's Facebook account, despite his role as a whistleblower, as it carries out its investigation on Cambridge Analytica.
Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old man who both founded and blew the whistle on Cambridge Analytica, the data-analytics...
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Marco Rubio throws Facebook under the bus for allowing Trump-linked firm to take 50 million users' information in massive data 'breach'

Marco Rubio throws Facebook under the bus for allowing Trump-linked firm to take 50 million users' information in massive data 'breach'

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Marco Rubio said he was "disturbed" by Facebook allowing Cambridge Analytica to collect the data of millions of unwitting users.
He suggested Facebook hasn't been forthcoming to Congressional investigators, and accused the company of acting like it is above the law.
The data firm is tied to the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump, and is of interest to investigators in the Russia probe.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida tore into Facebook on Sunday in response to allegations that the social media company had allowed a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign to...
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