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#Cambridge Analytica

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected, says senior executive
# Internal Memo
# Internal Memo

Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected, says senior executive

Jan 8th 2020, 9:03 AM 9,389 Views 17 Comments

But Andrew Bosworth said Facebook didn’t play the kind of the role everyone thinks it did.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Brexit Party MEP admits she worked for parent company of Cambridge Analytica
# Alexandra Phillips
# Alexandra Phillips

Brexit Party MEP admits she worked for parent company of Cambridge Analytica

Jul 17th 2019, 11:36 AM 16,830 Views 31 Comments

When initially interviewed by Channel 4 News, she denied involvement with Cambridge Analytica.

# cambridge-analytica - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Facebook co-founder says it's time for the government to break up the tech giant
# Monopoly
# Monopoly

Facebook co-founder says it's time for the government to break up the tech giant

May 9th 2019, 6:14 PM 25,436 Views 19 Comments

“I feel a sense of anger and responsibility,” Chris Hughes wrote, who worked on the first News Feed team.

# cambridge-analytica - Friday 26 April, 2019

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,316 Views 20 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

# cambridge-analytica - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

Feb 18th 2019, 8:23 AM 12,531 Views 16 Comments

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Washington D.C. sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal
# Washington D.C.
# Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Dec 19th 2018, 8:45 PM 10,475 Views 24 Comments

The suit alleges that Facebook misled users about the security of their data.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,200 Views 54 Comments

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis
# Data
# Data

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

May 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 13,731 Views 39 Comments

Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify
# Data Row
# Data Row

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify

May 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 12,092 Views 33 Comments

Ignoring a formal summons could invite action by the House of Commons in the UK.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe
# New Data Rules
# New Data Rules

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

Apr 25th 2018, 8:04 AM 30,184 Views 28 Comments

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements
# Data
# Data

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements

Apr 17th 2018, 6:29 PM 12,090 Views 100 Comments

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland
# More Questions No Answers
# More Questions No Answers

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Apr 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,237 Views 11 Comments

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold

Apr 11th 2018, 9:26 PM 12,689 Views 22 Comments

He also defended using people’s data as currency to fund Facebook as a free service.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears

Apr 10th 2018, 8:02 PM 15,907 Views 39 Comments

The Facebook CEO told Congress how the social media giant is handling the security fallout from Cambridge Analytica.

# cambridge-analytica - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Apr 5th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,199 Views 67 Comments

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns

Apr 5th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,634 Views 25 Comments

Facebook has admitted that data of up to 87 million users was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?

Apr 5th 2018, 9:52 AM 34,426 Views 72 Comments

Up to 45,000 Irish profiles on the social media site may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

Apr 4th 2018, 8:24 PM 25,549 Views 31 Comments

It was previously thought that 50 million users had been affected.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs
# Zuck Out
# Zuck Out

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs

Mar 27th 2018, 2:08 PM 10,489 Views 26 Comments

The company has offered to send two other executives.

# cambridge-analytica - Sunday 25 March, 2018

How many foreign groups are buying Facebook ads as part of the abortion referendum debate?
# Seeking Transparency
# Seeking Transparency

How many foreign groups are buying Facebook ads as part of the abortion referendum debate?

Mar 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 26,637 Views 108 Comments

We look at how Facebook adverts are targeting Irish people ahead of the referendum.

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 5:11 PM 17,649 Views 40 Comments

“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.

# cambridge-analytica - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner
# London
# London

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Mar 23rd 2018, 10:10 PM 9,707 Views 33 Comments

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

Steve Bannon tries to distance himself from Cambridge Analytica
# Facebook
# Facebook

Steve Bannon tries to distance himself from Cambridge Analytica

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:52 PM 15,441 Views 42 Comments

“Facebook data is for sale all over the world,” Trump’s former chief strategist said.

# cambridge-analytica - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

Mar 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 16,369 Views 28 Comments

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica
# Aleksandr Kogan
# Aleksandr Kogan

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica

Mar 21st 2018, 10:02 AM 13,847 Views 40 Comments

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Mar 21st 2018, 8:41 AM 16,585 Views 54 Comments

It has been reported in recent days that Cambridge Analytica allegedly collected information from 50 million Facebook users.

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining

Mar 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 28,688 Views 9 Comments

Experts say social media users need to pay attention to the information they agree to share.

# cambridge-analytica - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump?
# Puppeteers
# Puppeteers

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump?

Mar 20th 2018, 8:46 PM 24,874 Views 63 Comments

Former chief executive of CA Alexander Nix is at the centre of a firestorm concerning the alleged swinging of the 2016 US election in Donald Trump’s favour.

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

Mar 20th 2018, 3:05 PM 22,076 Views 47 Comments

The London based firm has been credited with helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential election.

Poll: Are you considering deleting your Facebook?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you considering deleting your Facebook?

Mar 20th 2018, 9:25 AM 95,656 Views 165 Comments

#DeleteFacebook is trending, but what do you think?

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

Mar 20th 2018, 8:56 AM 11,229 Views 23 Comments

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

# cambridge-analytica - Monday 19 March, 2018

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world
# In The Shadows
# In The Shadows

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world

Mar 19th 2018, 9:51 PM 25,801 Views 31 Comments

A new report by Channel 4 News includes undercover footage where employees of the shadowy data firm allegedly discuss the nature of their business.

Here's why there's uproar again about Facebook and the data firm used by Trump's 2016 campaign
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Here's why there's uproar again about Facebook and the data firm used by Trump's 2016 campaign

Mar 19th 2018, 3:33 PM 16,705 Views 48 Comments

A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has said the firm is “a full-service propaganda machine”.

# cambridge-analytica - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

Mar 18th 2018, 6:12 PM 8,774 Views 12 Comments

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.