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Arts Jul 24Did Facebook data help Trump? Documentary ‘Great Hack’ explores scandal
The new documentary "The Great Hack" captures how Facebook's cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy. But it doesn't prove claims in the movie that the ill-gotten data helped elect Donald Trump.
Nation Mar 22Facebook takes baby steps on privacy after scandal over user data collection
But those steps don't get at what many outsiders see as bigger problems at Facebook: its rampant data collection from users, its embrace of political ads that target individuals, and its apparent inability to end malicious use of its service…