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UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

A British propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states Trump needed to win......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

How Cambridge Analytica Helped Trump: Explaining Firm’s Role in President’s Campaign

The U.K.-based data firm has claimed some credit for putting Donald Trump in the White House......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 20th, 2018

Facebook Takes Clandestine Moves Against Trump 2020

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm that helped Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, for failing to delete user data. Also suspended were the accounts of its parent organiza.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 18th, 2018

Facebook Suspends Data Firm That Helped Trump Campaign

The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 17th, 2018

Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have had data on 87 million people

Facebook said Wednesday that Cambridge Analytica, a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, may have had information on about 87 million Facebook users without the users' knowledge......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 4th, 2018

‘It’s Not Good.’ Mark Zuckerberg Discusses the #DeleteFacebook Campaign

"This is a major trust issue" After days of silence following allegations that data firm Cambridge Analytica pulled personal data from 50 million Facebook users for its work on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidentia.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMar 22nd, 2018

Facebook crisis reignites feds" scrutiny of social networks

Facebook Inc. is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2018

This Is the Personal Data that Facebook Collects—And Sometimes Sells

Beware of the third-party app. The latest scandal involving Facebook--a data analytics firm that worked for President Trump's campaign and allegedly ob.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 21st, 2018

Facebook Reportedly Is Under Federal Investigation for Its Data Sharing Policies

A data analytics firm with ties to the Trump campaign had access to user data from 50 million Facebook users, most of whom did not consent to the usage......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 20th, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg"s Facebook Is Reportedly Under Federal Investigation for Its Data Sharing Policies

A data analytics firm with ties to the Trump campaign had access to user data from 50 million Facebook users, most of whom did not consent to the usage......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 20th, 2018

Facebook To Meet With Lawmakers on Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Congressional pressure is mounting. Facebook executives will brief lawmakers this week over revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that worked for President Trump's campaign obtained names, "likes" and other personal.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2018

Facebook"s value plunges $37 billion

Controversy over news that data firm with ties to Trump campaign got data from Facebook causes big hit to Facebook's market cap as well as Mark Zuckerberg's net worth......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnMar 19th, 2018

European Officials Pledge to Probe Facebook"s Handling of User Data

EU officials will probe Facebook’s handling of user data, after the company said it is investigating whether a firm linked to the Trump campaign improperly kept personal data for years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 19th, 2018

Facebook Ignites Debate Over Third-Party Access to User Data

Facebook ignited a firestorm over how it manages third-party access to its users’ information, after it said a firm with ties to the 2016 Trump campaign improperly kept data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook sparks international furor over third-party access to user data

Facebook Inc. ignited a firestorm over how it manages third-party access to its users’ information, after the social network said a firm with ties to the 2016 Trump campaign improperly kept data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2018

US and UK lawmakers demand answers from Facebook"s Zuckerberg

The moves come in response to news reports about a 2016 Trump campaign data analytics firm inappropriately grabbing Facebook user data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2018

Trump Campaign "Psyops" Firm Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data on 50 Million Facebook Users and Has Ties to Russian Oil Giant

The firm is accused of obtaining the data of 50 million Facebook users to target them with personalised propaganda for clients......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 18th, 2018

Trump campaign consultants" misuse of Facebook users" data shows lax security

Yes, Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm th.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 18th, 2018

Trump-linked firm Cambridge Analytica collected personal information from 50 million Facebook users without permission

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Data firm Cambridge Analytica accessed data from 50 million Facebook users during the 2016 US presidential campaign without the users.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2018

Data firm tied to Trump campaign harvested data from millions of Facebook users: report

Cambridge Analytica, a data firm tied to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, harvested data from 50 million Facebook users, the New York Times and the Observer of London report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2018

Facebook Suspends Cambridge Analytica, The Controversial Data Firm Which Helped Trump Win the White House

Facebook said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica after finding data privacy policies had been violated......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 17th, 2018