So Cambridge Analytica fraudulently obtained Facebook user data and then used it to run election ads on Donald Trump’s behalf https://newsroom.fb.com/news/h/suspending-cambridge-analytica/ …
Cool that this story was announced at 9 p.m. ET Friday, where it can reach the maximum amount of people
Everyone who did a story about the Trump campaign’s mastery of Facebook’s ad platform needs to go post an update now, thanks
For some essential background on how Cambridge Analytica’s deception came to light, read this MoJo piece from December on @profcarroll’s lawsuit https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/12/a-groundbreaking-case-may-force-controversial-data-firm-cambridge-analytica-to-reveal-trump-secrets/ …
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