Casey Newton @CaseyNewton I write The Interface. Get it by email: bit.ly/2yTbZcK [email protected] | instagram: @crumbler Mar. 17, 2018 1 min read

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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