The British data firm described as “pivotal” in Donald Trump’s presidential victory was behind a ‘data grab’ of more than 50 million Facebook profiles, a whistleblower has revealed.
In part one of Channel 4 News’ ‘Data, Democracy and Dirty Tricks’ investigation, in an exclusive television interview, Chris Wylie, former Research Director at Cambridge Analytica tells all.
In collaboration with the Observer newspaper.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden ripped Facebook in a tweet Saturday after the social media giant suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm which worked worked for President Trump’s campaign:
Cambridge Analytica ain’t nothin: Look out for i360 and data trust:
Cambridge Analytica’s blueprint for Trump victory:
The drive to censor the internet:
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UKIP has denied the party had any working relationship with Cambridge Analytica (CA), refuting the claims of whistleblower Christopher Wylie:
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We now know why Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, puts tape over both his camera and his microphone—his own app is able to listen to you at home and at work: