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Britain's data regulator is getting a warrant to raid Cambridge Analytica and seize its servers

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Information Commissioner's Office
Britain's information commissioner says she's seeking a warrant to raid Cambridge Analytica and seize its servers.
She had already announced an investigation into the matter.
Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica's account on Friday evening, saying that it improperly used personal information obtained from users.
Cambridge Analytica has come under fire for its role in helping President Donald Trump's campaign target Facebook ads towards prospective voters.
Elizabeth Denham, Britain's information commissioner, told the UK's Channel 4 News that she plans to...
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Here's the personality test Cambridge Analytica had millions of Facebook users take

Here's the personality test Cambridge Analytica had millions of Facebook users take

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YouTube/The Guardian
Reports published this weekend from The New York Times and The Observer revealed that personality-profiling company Cambridge Analytica harvested data from millions of users and potentially used it in the most recent US presidential election.
The personality test that the company used gives users a score called their "OCEAN" score, referring to how it calculates their performance on a measure of Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism.
The test is available for free online at the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Center and forms...
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DeleteFacebook is trending: Here's how to delete your Facebook account

DeleteFacebook is trending: Here's how to delete your Facebook account

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The hashtag DeleteFacebook is trending on Twitter.
People are furious, and they have good reason to be: Data from over 50 million Facebook users was used to target voters and influence the 2016 US presidential election, as well as the 2016 "Brexit" referendum, reports revealed over the weekend .
As a result, people are deleting their Facebook accounts en masse:
Wondering how to join the DeleteFacebook party? We've got instructions for you right here: There are two options: Deactivate your account, or delete your account. They are not the same.
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Are you trying to remove all your...
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Snap sinks as Facebook fallout ripples throughout tech

Snap sinks as Facebook fallout ripples throughout tech

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Markets Insider
Snap shares are down about 4% Monday as Facebook woes weigh on tech stocks.
Over the weekend, news broke over that Cambridge Analytica, a political research company, had accessed 50 million Facebook user profiles illegitimately.
"Investors are concerned about regulatory impacts on internet companies," Macquarie analyst Ben Schachter told Business Insider.
Snap shares are under pressure Monday as the fallout from Facebook's woes sends ripples throughout the tech sector.
Over the weekend, news broke over that Cambridge Analytica, a political research company, had accessed 50...
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Facebook users are livid about the poor handling of Cambridge Analytica's data harvesting - and now DeleteFacebook is trending

Facebook users are livid about the poor handling of Cambridge Analytica's data harvesting - and now DeleteFacebook is trending

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Channel 4 News/YouTube
Over the weekend, Cambridge Analytica founder Christopher Wylie came forward to say that his company had gathered information from 50 million Facebook users and used it to target voters during the 2016 election, according to extensive reporting done by The Guardian .
Wylie said Facebook knew in 2015 that it had gathered information, and asked Cambridge Analytica to delete the data, but never followed up to check if it did.
Users angered by the irresponsible use of their data are taking to Twitter using the hashtag DeleteFacebook and removing all Facebook-owned...
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