• Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook questioned

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.
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  • Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and data mining: What you need to know - CNET

    8 monthes ago - By CNET

    The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal involving voter data, the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit.
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  • Cambridge Analytica CEO boasts in video about role in Trump effort - CNET

    8 monthes ago - By CNET

    British broadcaster Channel 4 shows Alexander Nix telling an undercover reporter about tactics Cambridge Analytica used in last year's US presidential election.
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  • Data firm boss suspended amid Facebook row

    8 monthes ago - By BBC

    Cambridge Analytica suspends boss Alexander Nix amid row over use of Facebook data
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  • Facebook in hot water as the FTC examines possible violation of 2011 consent decree

    Facebook in hot water as the FTC examines possible violation of 2011 consent decree

    8 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The other day, we told you about a company called Cambridge Analytica. According to the New York Times, the consulting firm, hired by the Trump campaign in 2016, got its hands on as many as 50 million Facebook profiles without permission. The latter was used to create psychological profiles of voters. The Trump campaign employed the data to determine the areas of the country where it needed to place more ads or arrange for a personal appearance by the candidate.
    When the story first broke, the Times characterized the use of the Facebook profiles as a data breach, a term that Facebook ...
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  • Cambridge Analytica bosses were secretly filmed boasting about how they won Trump the US election

    Cambridge Analytica bosses were secretly filmed boasting about how they won Trump the US election

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Cambridge Analytica bosses were secretly filmed claiming they helped win Donald Trump win the US election in 2016.
    CEO Alexander Nix and colleagues detailed the level of the work they undertook, as well as the shadowy online tools they weaponized against Hillary Clinton.
    They revealed how they used campaign groups outside of Trump's official Republican vehicle to seed attack ads, in revelations that may pique the interest of US authorities.
    Clinton questioned whether Cambridge Analytica was involved in Russia's alleged attempt to influence the election.
    The bosses of Cambridge Analytica...
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