Cambridge Analytica's approach to data-crunching represents a step change in how analytics and psychographic profiles can be used as a tool to generate insights – and to exert influence. Read more
This is an exciting time in the very short history of social media use. Facebook’s users are becoming critical of the systems into which they’ve been conscripted. What next? Read more
Facebook Ireland has sent a letter to South Africa’s Information Regulator clarifying the extent of the data breach with South African users. Read more
The era of unregulated innovation online has ended. There will be disputes, new laws for platforms and debates, but firms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter are being made accountable. Read more
The Cambridge Analytica scandal appears to be symptomatic of much deeper challenges that Facebook must confront if it’s to become a force for good in the global fight against false narrative... Read more
What happened with Cambridge Analytica wasn’t a breach or a leak. It was a wild violation of academic research ethics. Read more
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