How Facebook user data was used to micro target people (and change their views)

This topic deserves a lot of attention. The Cambridge Analytica Files as published by The Guardian today. As a communication philosopher, I have so many thoughts on this, but I need a bit of time to research and digest this topic. Please inform yourself on this topic and make up your mind how much data you want to share online with private companies. Start with watching an interview with the whistle blower in this story and then dive into these two articles:

Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

How Cambridge Analytica turned Facebook ‘likes’ into a lucrative political tool


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