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#Cambridge Analytica

From TheJournal.ie Brexit Party MEP admits she worked for parent company of Cambridge Analytica Alexandra Phillips

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook co-founder says it's time for the government to break up the tech giant Monopoly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog Data Breach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies FAKE NEWS

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Washington D.C. sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year Data Privacy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis Data

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

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

From TheJournal.ie UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify Data Row

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

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

From TheJournal.ie WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe New Data Rules

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements Data

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

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland More Questions No Answers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold Cambridge Analytica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears Cambridge Analytica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act' Cambridge Analytica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns Data Breach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you trust Facebook? Facebook This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?

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

From TheJournal.ie Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

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

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs Zuck Out

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

The company has offered to send two other executives.

From TheJournal.ie How many foreign groups are buying Facebook ads as part of the abortion referendum debate? Seeking Transparency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal Cambridge Analytica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner London

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

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

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon tries to distance himself from Cambridge Analytica Facebook

Steve Bannon tries to distance himself from Cambridge Analytica

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

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users Cambridge Analytica This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica Aleksandr Kogan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining Cambridge Analytica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump? Puppeteers This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world In The Shadows This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk Cambridge Analytica

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

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