Cambridge Analytica: all the news about Facebook’s data privacy scandal

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The analytical firm based in London has only further complicated the role of Facebook in the 2016 US elections by misusing the data of up to 50 million users.

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Last weekend, Facebook's role in the 2016 US elections became more complicated, when The New York Times and The Guardian reports revealed the extent to which the London analytical and analytical firm Cambridge Analyrica used user data. up to 50 million Facebook. users
The data was obtained by Cambridge psychology professor Aleksandr Kogan and given to the affiliate of behavioral research firm Strategic Communication Laboratories in violation of Facebook's terms of service. The actions of the company, which denies having acted badly, have provoked a massive debate about the failures of Facebook to monitor its platform and its responsibility both for the privacy of the user and for the very institution of democracy. Come back here to see all the news as this story unfolds.

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