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TRINIDAD | Former T&T security minister backs probe into Cambridge Analytica

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former national security minister, Gary Griffith, has backed the decision of the Trinidad and Tobago government to investigate whether or not the British based political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica (CA), had undertaken a project here involving harvesting the data of this country's population.

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Facebook is killing democracy with its personality profiling data

What state should you move to based on your personality? What character on “Downton Abbey” would you be? What breed of dog is best for you? Some enormous percentage of Facebook’s 2.13 billion users must have seen Facebook friends sharing results of various online quizzes.

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  • Countries United_States

Psychographics: the behavioural analysis that helped Cambridge Analytica know voters’ minds

The dealings that have been revealed between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have all the trappings of a Hollywood thriller: a Bond villain-style CEO, a reclusive billionaire, a naïve and conflicted whistle-blower, a hipster data scientist turned politico, an academic with seemingly questionable ethics, and of course a triumphant president and his influential family.

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  • Published in Science
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