Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users defends his role in the scandal, saying he "never heard a word" of opposition from the social media giant.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg meets with leaders of the European Parliament today to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ends up in the hands of a political consultancy.

April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018

Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users defends his role in the scandal, saying he "never heard a word" of opposition from the social media giant.