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​How Cambridge Analytica used your Facebook data to help elect Trump

8 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

The Russian-linked Cambridge Analytica scammed 50 million US Facebook users for their data. The right-wing, voter-profiling company then used their information to target Americans with personalized anti-Clinton and pro-Trump propaganda.
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Facebook may have broken FTC deal in Cambridge Analytica incident

8 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Facebook may face more legal trouble than you might think in the wake of Cambridge Analytica's large-scale data harvesting. Former US officials David Vladeck and Jessica Rich have told the Washington Post that Facebook's data sharing may violate the...
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Regulators in the UK are also calling for more hearings into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Regulators in the UK are also calling for more hearings into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

8 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

As more details emerge about Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data in the U.S. presidential election, members of Parliament in the UK are joining congressional leadership in the U.S. to call for a deeper investigation and potential regulatory action.
The Chair of parliamentary committee investigating “fake news”, the conservative MP Damian Collins, accused both Cambridge Analytica and Facebook of misleading his committee's investigation in a statement early Sunday morning indicating that both companies would be called in for more questioning.
“ Alexander Nix denied to the Committee...
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