The Guardian’s Cambridge Analytica files.
Read the thread on Rob Blackie’s tweet for a bit more balance
Cambridge Analytica (see @carolecadwalla) appear to have done exactly the same as the Obama campaign in 2012 from what I can see. The 50m figure for CA compares to 200m for Obama.
— Rob Blackie (@robblackie_oo) March 18, 2018
Django pioneer Simon Willison highlighted this great thread
This thread is excellent: it explains the significance of Facebook’s 2014 API change (after which apps could only fetch data for friends who also use the same app) to the Cambridge Analytica story and political social media research in general https://t.co/oGqNu3Gx0q
— Simon Willison (@simonw) March 18, 2018
Who needs the truth? By The Aspen Institute