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Facebook Data Harvesting Scandal Widens To 87 Million People

Facebook data harvesting scandal widens to 87 million people

Facebook announced on Wednesday that user data for as many as 87 million people may have been “improperly shared” with Cambridge Analytica, a data analysis firm that worked with President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

This is the first time Facebook has publicly quantified the scope of the data harvesting scandal and is considerably more than the previously reported figure of 50 million, which had been an estimate based on accounts from former Cambridge Analytica employees and company documents.

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