Cambridge Analytica

Theatrics and politics are constant companions, and this week’s appearance of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg before a congressional committee was almost entirely theater. It was for show, both by the politicians who use their questions and comments to posture for their supporters and feed their confirmation biases, as well as for Zuckerberg, who climactically
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Former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Robert McDowell told Breitbart News Saturday that when he was an FCC commissioner, national security officials told him not to sign up for Facebook or Twitter, citing national security concerns. McDowell told Breitbart News Saturday, “Our national security folks told me ‘Do not sign up for that.’ I wasn’t
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The Facebook scandal over selling customers’ deepest secrets for huge amounts of cash has accelerated signature-gathering efforts for a “Privacy Act” initiative on California’s ballot. The six-day-old Facebook scandal regarding Cambridge Analytica caused a panic in tech stocks Tuesday after whistleblower Christopher Wylie told the British Parliament that Facebook and others can listen to users
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After several days of scandal surrounding Facebook’s data policies, Mark Zuckerberg has finally released a statement to address users’ concerns about third-party access to data. In the statement, Zuckerberg admitted that the company’s protections for user data had been too weak prior to 2014, when apps were allowed to access data on users’ friends. A
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Actor-comedian Jim Carrey took to Twitter on Tuesday to share artwork targeting Facebook over reports that the social media network allowed third-party analytics firm Cambridge Analytica to access millions of its users’ data during the 2016 election. Carrey’s painting features a photo of Facebook funder Mark Zuckerberg with a caption of a quote of Zuckerberg calling
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The New York Times and The Observer have accused Facebook of suffering a “data breach” in a row over data obtained by Cambridge Analytica. Facebook denies the allegation, saying the data was originally obtained by legitimate means, while Cambridge Analytica say they do not “hold or use data from Facebook profiles.” Facebook recently banned Strategic Communication
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KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty by Allum Bokhari16 Mar 20180 16 Mar, 201816 Mar, 2018 Facebook has banned Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that played a key role in multiple populist political campaigns, including Brexit and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. Facebook announced that it would ban the account of Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, Strategic Communication
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