Cambridge Analytica shuts down over use of Facebook data

Source: Tony Romm & Craig Timberg, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy that worked for the Trump campaign and had come under attack for its use of personal Facebook data in other elections, announced it would cease operations and declare bankruptcy in the United States and United Kingdom.

In 2014, Cambridge Analytica gained access to the Facebook data of tens of millions of people using a technique widely used during that era to collect information on Facebook users.

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