• Facebook was always too busy selling ads to care about your personal data

    6 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Facebook sold four billion dollars in ad revenue last year. Ultimately, the Cambridge Analytica scandal happened because Facebook has always cared more about selling ads than protecting your personal data.
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  • Labour and National talk to real people, steer clear of Cambridge Analytica-style data services

    Labour and National talk to real people, steer clear of Cambridge Analytica-style data services

    6 monthes ago - By NZherald

    Neither Labour or National say they used data services like those of Cambridge Analytica - the company embroiled in controversy over its use of 50 million Facebook users' data - in their 2017 election campaigns.A spokeswoman for...
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  • Congress wants to talk to Mark Zuckerberg about the Cambridge Analytica data breach

    Congress wants to talk to Mark Zuckerberg about the Cambridge Analytica data breach

    6 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Mark Zuckerberg came out of hiding on Wednesday to address the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In regular Facebook fashion, it all started with the long essay trick in which the CEO didn't actually apologize for what happened. He did eventually say he was sorry as he was giving interviews to various news outlets. In one of them, he also said, somewhat reluctantly, that he'd be willing to appear in front of Congress to testify.
    Well, the Congress has spoken, and the House Energy and Commerce Committee would like for Zuckerberg to testify.
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  • Steve Bannon blames Brits educated at Oxford and Cambridge for the Facebook data scandal

    Steve Bannon blames Brits educated at Oxford and Cambridge for the Facebook data scandal

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Steve Bannon has denied any knowledge of Cambridge Analytica allegedly using illegitimate Facebook data to target US voters, according to The Guardian.
    Bannon used to sit on Cambridge Analytica's board, but said any "dirty tricks" were down to the Oxbridge-educated Brits who ran its parent firm SCL Group.
    As Bannon made his comments, AP reported that special counsel Robert Mueller would probe Cambridge Analytica's ties to the Trump campaign.
    Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and Breitbart executive chairman, has claimed he had nothing to do with any alleged use of...
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  • Firefox maker Mozilla to stop Facebook advertising because of data scandal

    6 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Mozilla, the makers of the popular Firefox web browser, said it will stop advertising on Facebook following a data scandal impacting tens of millions of users.
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  • Facebook Data Debacle: What Is Cambridge Analytica?

    6 monthes ago - By Mobile Tech Today

    A Trump-affiliated firm under scrutiny for inappropriately obtaining data on tens of millions of Facebook users created profiling algorithms that "took fake news to the next level."
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