How Facebook got into a mess and why it cant get out of it

April 20, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg will be drag before Congress this week. Hell apologise but his company doesnt know how to change its label of surveillance capitalism Ponder this … and sob. The United States, theoretically a ripen democracy of 327 million souls, is ruled by a 71 -year-old unstable narcissist with a serious social media habit. And the lawmakers of this republic have hauled up before them a 34 -year-old lily-white male,…

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Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

April 20, 2018

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was still not 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital crew for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading photographs of the Illinois senator to something called a Facebook page. At the next desk was another activist…

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Trumps presidency is unravelling. But he wont fall without a push | Gary Younge

April 14, 2018

The presidency is mired in incompetence and calamity. So why arent his foes presenting a hopeful alternative? mentions Guardian editor-at-large Gary Younge Even by Donald Trump’s standards, issued a statement claiming Tillerson was ” unaware of the reason” for his expulsion, and had heard about it on Twitter. A few hours later the spokesman had been fired too. Meanwhile the lawyer of porn performer Stephanie Clifford( stage name: Stormy Daniels…

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How rightwingers have attacked Parkland students with lies, hoaxes and smears

April 9, 2018

As of this weekend, this group of idealistic young person have officially become the rights resulting abhor figures No issue merges the American privilege more than their opposition to gun control. The sight of hundreds of thousands participating in the #marchforourlives, disseminated a doctored animation of Gonzalez in which she falsely appeared to be tearing up the US constitution. Cartoonist and Trump sycophant Ben Garrison throwing a Nazi salute. On…

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Facebook and Cambridge Analytica face mounting pressure over data scandal

April 8, 2018

Growing sees in US and UK for investigations to explain data breach affecting tens of millions Facebook and 50m Facebook profiles were reaped and used to build a system that may have influenced voters in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Conservative MP Damian Collins told you he would call the heads of both companies, spoke to the Observer and described how the profiles, largely of US voters, were reaped for…

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Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

April 3, 2018

Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters How Cambridge Analyticas algorithms grew likes into a political tool The data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign harvested millions of Facebook profiles of US voters, in one of the tech giant’s biggest ever data infringes, and used them to build a powerful software…

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Cambridge Analytica boasts of dirty tricks to swing elections

April 3, 2018

Bosses tell undercover reporters how honey nets, spies and fake news can be used to help clients The company at the center of the Facebook data infringe boasted of using honey nets, fake news campaigns and runnings with ex-spies to swing electoral campaign of all the countries, a new investigation reveals. Executives from Cambridge Analytica spoke to undercover reporters from Channel 4 News about the dark artistries used by the…

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Russian Roulette review: as Joe Biden said, ‘If this is true, it’s treason’

April 2, 2018

Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been striving to collaborate for years Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there was collusion between the Russians and Donald Trump? Like obsolete “. Trump began visiting Moscow in 1987 and his on again, off again effort to build a…

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Where’s Zuck? Facebook CEO silent as data harvesting scandal unfolds

April 2, 2018

Amid calls for investigation and a #DeleteFacebook campaign, company releases an official statement but its figurehead retains quiet The chief executive of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has remained silent over the more than 48 hours since the Observer disclosed the harvesting of 50 million consumers’ personal data, even as his company is buffeted by #DeleteFacebook. Facebook’s shares slipped 6.77% on Monday following the report, knocking $36 bn off the company’s valuation…

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I made Steve Bannons psychological warfare tool: meet the data war whistleblower

April 1, 2018

Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his persona in hijacking the profiles of thousands of Facebook consumers in order to target the US electorate The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That goes afterwards. As does his mission to rewind time. To throw the genie back in the bottle. By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking to…

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Trump in Twitter spat with woman who accused him of sexual harassment

March 14, 2018

Rachel Crooks has urged US president to liberate security footage of an encounter she says they had in Trump Tower in 2006 The US president has engaged in a Twitter fight with a woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her when she worked at Trump Tower in 2006. Rachel Crooks’ allegations against Donald Trump in an section headlined” Is anyone listening? This Trump accuser preserves requesting herself that….

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Trump’s solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns

February 28, 2018

It is the gun, its the person or persons behind the gun and its about helping people before they ever reach that point, said a mother whose son succumbed at Sandy Hook elementary Donald Trump has said he will be discussing a proposal to arm school teachers in an attempt to prevent mass shootings, a move certain to prove fiercely divisive. The US president, holding a listening conference at the…

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Second Trump-Russia dossier being assessed by FBI

February 18, 2018

Exclusive: memo written by former writer Cody Shearer independently sets out some of the allegations made by ex-spy Christopher Steele Second Trump-Russia dossier being assessed by FBI Nick Hopkins Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Democrat criticize Trump over absence of Russian sanctions- video

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Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

February 1, 2018

President will not open brand-new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place Donald Trump has nullified a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid concerns over mass protests. The president claimed on Twitter that the reason for calling off the journey was his anger at Barack Obama having sold the present embassy for “peanuts” and…

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