Tag Archives: Cambridge Analytica
Change Your Twitter Password Urgently Otherwise…
It is time to change your Twitter password now as the micro-blogging platform has asked its 336 million users to do so across its services after it discovered a bug that stored passwords in plain text in an internal system. In a blog post on Thursday, Twitter said it recently identified a bug tha..
Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down Following Facebook Data Leak Scandal
The London-based analytics company Cambridge Analytica is shutting down operations effective Wednesday, following the massive Facebook data breach scandal. Nigel Oakes, the founder of the data firm's parent company SCL Group confirmed that both companies were shutting up shop, The Wall Street Jou..
OMG!!! Like Facebook, Allegations On Twitter For Selling Users Data To Cambridge Analytica (CA)
After the massive Facebook data scandal, a report in The Sunday Telegraph claimed that micro-blogging platform Twitter had also sold users' data to a Cambridge Analytica (CA) researcher who collected the data of 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge -- a charge that Twitter denied on Mon..
Data Of 87 Million Users Leaked, Includes 562K Indian Users: Reveals Facebook
Facebook has admitted that information of up to 87 million people, mostly in the US, may have been improperly shared with the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica. In a press conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that they did not put out the 50 million numb..
Indian Businessman Paid Money To Defeat Congress In 2014 Elections; Congress Was Cambridge Analytica’s Client: CA Ex-employee
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie on Tuesday told British Parliament that his company worked in India and that he "believe" Congress was a client. "I believe their (Cambridge Analytica) client was Congress but I know that they have done all kinds of projects. I don't remember a ..
The Corrective Measures Required Post-Facebook Data Breach
The Facebook data breach raises urgent questions that need to be answered responsibly by our industry -- given its terrifying scale and impact. In today's world, data is a form of soft power, and it is essential for those who wield it, to use it responsibly so that consumer confidence isn't compromi..
#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook Pages
The Cambridge Analytica scandal continued to take its toll on Facebook on Friday as verified SpaceX and Tesla pages on the social network disappeared and speaker company Sonos decided to pull its ads off several social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, for a week. Earlier, Mozill..
Congress President Lashes Out On BJP Over CA Firm Linking With Party
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the BJP, claiming that it rushed its cabinet minister "to lie" about Congress' link to a firm accused of data breach whereas the real news was that the company was "paid to sabotage the Congress". "BJP lying factory at work: Journalist set to b..
Rahul Gandhi Attacks BJP On Data Leak Case From Cambridge Analytica, Said – The Factory Of Lies Is Continued
Word War is continuing between the Congress and the BJP about relationships with the company, cambridge analytica, accused of leaking Facebook data and influencing elections. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday once again targeted the BJP. On Twitter, he wrote, "The BJP's lie factory is on. Jo..