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Sue Halpern / New Republic:
How political data firms continue to vacuum up psychological and personal data on people in order to sway voters, even after the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  In April, when the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Washington …
Oct 21, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Oct 16, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Laura Hautala / CNET:
Facebook says it has disabled 66 profiles and pages run by Social Data Hub, a company that has called itself the “Cambridge Analytica of Russia”   —  Facebook disabled 66 profiles and pages run by a company claiming to sell user data scraped off the social network's platform.
Oct 11, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
As Facebook has shown a lack of caution and unquenchable desire for personal info, debuting Portal home video chat devices is just its latest tone-deaf decision   —  On Monday morning Facebook revealed a new gadget — a voice-activated video chat tablet with an always-listening microphone …
Oct 9, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Wired:
How the security breach that made 50M Facebook accounts vulnerable to takeover worked and what information may have been accessed   —  FACEBOOK'S PRIVACY PROBLEMS severely escalated Friday when the social network disclosed that an unprecedented security issue, discovered September 25, impacted almost 50 million user accounts.
Sep 28, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:
Canadian firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data scandal, received the first GDPR-related notice in July   —  Canadian firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Facebook & Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is the first to be put on notice.
Sep 26, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Alex Pasternack / Fast Company:
Facebook says Joseph Chancellor, a psychology researcher tied to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, has left the company, but declines to say when or why he left   —  A Facebook psychology researcher who previously helped harvest millions of Facebook users' profiles for the controversial Trump …
Sep 6, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail Sheryl Sandberg's expanding role at Facebook following its delayed response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which she saw as a disaster   —  Amid questions about her influence at the social network, the high-profile executive has been asked to tackle safety and security issues
Sep 4, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Facebook faces continuing calls for regulation of microtargeted ads in US and Europe after probes of Internet Research Agency and Cambridge Analytica data use   —  Facebook has made a mint by enabling advertisers to identify and reach the very people most likely to react to their messages.
Aug 17, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
The Facebook stock drop foreshadows a potentially less profitable future as it relies more on video formats like Stories with a lighter ad load than News Feed   —  These days, everything seems to be going wrong for Facebook.  The social networking giant is still reeling from the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal.
Jul 27, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context

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