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cambridge analytica helped republicans in colorado win key political races


cambridge analytica used facebook data to create psychographic profiles that allowed republican operatives to target specific colorado voters in battleground state senate districts in 2014.






new documents show cambridge analytica worked with yet another republican politi


a second republican “dark money” nonprofit in colorado hired cambridge analytica to help the party win control of the state senate in 2014 and sent political mailers about abortion.






new details suggest cambridge analytica played bigger role in helping colorado r


the data analytics firm asserts in newly released documents that it made the strategic decision in 2014 that helped give republicans the colorado senate majority and helped turnout voters to boost cory gardner in the u.s. senate race.






uber denies its cto met with cambridge analytica


uber has denied that its sitting cto, thuan pham, met with cambridge analytica — the controversial political consultancy at the center of a facebook user data misuse scandal. but it has not been able to confirm that no meetings between anyone else on its payroll and cambridge analytica took place. “i’m not sure who they […]






democrats demand investigation into cambridge analytica’s role in colorado elect


"imagine someone broke into your house, but instead of investigating the burglar, attorney general cynthia coffman is only investigating the locksmith," said state democratic party chairwoman morgan carroll in a statement. "in this case, it's even worse, given that the burglar -- cambridge analytica -- shared the loot with coffman's political party."






cook county sues facebook, cambridge analytica after alleged misuse of millions


cook county is suing facebook and cambridge analytica for allegedly violating an illinois fraud law after reports that the political consulting firm used ill-gotten facebook data in an effort to influence voter behavior. cambridge analytica, which was hired by president donald trump’s campaign,...






cambridge analytica created psychological profiles for 136,000 colorado voters.


channel 4 news in great britain reported wednesday that it obtained a cache of the colorado data from a cambridge analytica source, confirming the facebook-derived information still exists and raising questions about who possesses the information.






the latest: cambridge analytica whistleblower regrets work


the latest on the alleged use of personal facebook data by political consulting firm cambridge analytica (all times local):






uk investigating cambridge analytica, facebook


britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants cambridge analytica.






the scary truth that cambridge analytica understands


cambridge analytica, a london-based data firm that sold its services to political campaigns, has been thrust into the spotlight this week thanks to a number of startling exposés. undercover footage, along with testimony and evidence provided by a former employee-turned-whistleblower, offered a...






facebook hired a forensics firm to investigate cambridge analytica as stock fall


hoping to tamp down the furor that erupted over reports that its user data was improperly acquired by cambridge analytica, facebook has hired the digital forensics firm stroz friedberg to perform an audit on the political consulting and marketing firm. in a statement, facebook said that cambridge analytica has agreed to comply and give stroz friedberg access to […]






facebook hired a forensics firm to investigate cambridge analytica as stock fall


hoping to tamp down the furor that erupted over reports that its user data was improperly acquired by cambridge analytica, facebook has hired the digital forensics firm, stroz friedberg, to perform an audit on the political consulting and marketing firm. in a statement, facebook said that cambridge analytica has agreed to comply and give stroz friedberg access […]






cambridge analytica is the juicero of political data firms


'this is the real world, not a spy novel. and in the real world, what cambridge analytica was promising simply doesn’t work.'






palantir confirms a staff link with cambridge analytica


turns out there is a link between peter thiel’s secretive big data analytics firm, palantir, and cambridge analytica — the political consulting firm at the center of the current facebook data misuse scandal. facebook responds to data misuse starting in 2013, the new york times reports that a uk-based palantir employee worked with cambridge analytica — going […]






cambridge analytica campaigned for republicans across america in 2014


2016 wasn't cambridge analytica's first rodeo; in 2014, they worked for republicans in races across the country. (more…)






zuckerberg admits it was a mistake not to ban cambridge analytica’s ads


facebook didn’t ban cambridge analytica when it found out in 2015 that it had received user data from dr. aleksandr kogan, and zuckerberg called that a mistake during his testimony before the senate. cambridge analytica has since been banned. zuckerberg explained that “i want to correct one thing that i said earlier in response to […]






cambridge analytica raided by uk data watchdog


the uk’s data watchdog, the ico, finally obtained a warrant to enter and search the offices of cambridge analytica late friday — carrying out an evidence gathering sweep of the company into the small hours of saturday morning. cambridge analytica is at the centre of a data misuse storm that’s wiped billions off the value […]






lewandowski: i turned down cambridge analytica three times when i ran trump camp


corey lewandowski, the first of donald trump's three campaign managers during his 2016 presidential bid, said sunday on nbc's "meet the press" that he had turned down the data-mining firm cambridge analytica on three separate occasions. "i never approved cambridge analytica's contract," lewandowski...






facebook: up to 87m affected in cambridge analytica scandal


number of users whose data was accessed by cambridge analytica may be significantly higher than suspected, company says.






uk watchdog assessing evidence from cambridge analytica raid


britain's information regulator says it is assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data firm cambridge analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies.






facebook to send cambridge analytica data-use notices monday


get ready to find out if your facebook data has been swept up in the cambridge analytica scandal. starting monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with cambridge analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. facebook says most of the affected users (more than...






uk seeks warrant to access cambridge analytica's servers


regulator's decision follows reports cambridge analytica alleged harvested data on 50 million facebook users.






uk seeks warrant to access cambridge analytica's servers


regulator's decision follows reports cambridge analytica allegedly harvested data on 50 million facebook users.






did cambridge analytica get your data? you'll find out monday


get ready to find out if your facebook data has been swept up in the cambridge analytica scandal. starting monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with cambridge analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. facebook says most of the affected users (more than...






more from the "60 minutes" report about cambridge analytica


lesley stahl interviews aleksandr kogan, who harvested data from tens of millions of unwitting facebook users and gave it to cambridge analytica






facebook to send cambridge analytica data-use notices monday


new york (ap) — get ready to find out if your facebook data has been swept up in the cambridge analytica scandal. starting monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with cambridge analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. facebook says most of the affected users (more […]






whistleblower claims cambridge analytica's partners in india worked on elections


the parent company of the controversial data mining operation cambridge analytica may have worked on indian political campaigns for years, according to documents released wednesday, raising concerns by the government and others in india that data about voters may have been misused. christopher...






trump’s new national security advisor has ties to cambridge analytica


trump’s third national security advisor john bolton shares at least one thing in common with his first one, michael flynn: both men have ties to cambridge analytica, a political data firm at the center of a new facebook privacy firestorm. in a new story, the new york times reports that john bolton’s political action committee […]






trump’s new national security advisor has ties to cambridge analytica


trump’s third national security advisor, john bolton, shares at least one thing in common with his first one, michael flynn: both men have ties to cambridge analytica, a political data firm at the center of a new facebook privacy firestorm. in a new story, the new york times reports that john bolton’s political action committee the […]






here’s cambridge analytica’s plan for voters’ facebook data


more details have emerged about how facebook data on millions of us voters was handled after it was obtained in 2014 by uk political consultancy cambridge analytica for building psychographic profiles of americans to target election messages for the trump campaign. the dataset — of more than 50m facebook users — is at the center […]






60 minutes report on cambridge analytica: extra clips


lesley stahl interviews aleksandr kogan, who harvested data from tens of millions of unwitting facebook users and gave it to cambridge analytica






analysis: cambridge analytica’s reach went far beyond the u.s. elections


american voters have big questions about what role cambridge analytica, a london-based data firm, may have played in the 2016 election of president donald trump.






cambridge analytica’s nix recalled by fake news probe


stock up on the popcorn — the currently suspended ceo of the firm at the center of a data handling and political ad-targeting storm currently embroiling facebook, cambridge analytica, has been recalled by a uk parliamentary committee that’s running a probe into the impact of fake news because it’s unhappy with the quality of his […]






the problem isn't facebook's relationship with cambridge analytica. the problem


to the editor: the mining of facebook data by cambridge analytica for political persuasion should not be a surprise. this is exactly what facebook is designed to do, and it is the reason that facebook is able to garner billions of dollars in advertising revenue. (“how many facebook-fueled abuses...






how cambridge analytica broke into the u.s. political market through mercer-alli


two years before helping donald trump target prospective 2016 supporters, the now-embattled data firm cambridge analytica tested its tools with an array of conservative groups allied with the wealthy mercer family, including a super pac run by newly appointed national security adviser john bolton.