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Did Cambridge Analytica sway the election?

5 days ago   |   By Phys.org

In the controversy surrounding Cambridge Analytica-the political consulting firm that worked for Donald Trump's campaign-and Facebook, concerns about foreign governments interfering in U.S. elections and privacy violations of Facebook users have been paramount.
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Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook will face a double grilling from European lawmakers next week over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its role in election interference, and its attitude to new privacy laws.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet politicians in a closed session on Tuesday, while Sheryl Sandberg could be quizzed by the EU's Civil Liberties Committee in an open session.
Committee chair and British MEP Claude Moraes wants Zuckerberg's meeting to be in public, and told Business Insider that politicians are unafraid to ask tough questions.
Moraes said UK Parliament had been too "aggressive" towards Mark...
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Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in U.S. following Facebook debacle

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of Facebook Inc's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday.
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Vimeo's CEO Anjali Sud will take your questions now please

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