PBS NewsHour

Facebook faces scrutiny for how data was used in elections

Clip: 03/20/2018 | 4m 27s

British-based research firm Cambridge Analytica has been accused of harvesting data from more than 50 million Facebook users, and misleading the tech giant about it. New undercover video captured the CEO talking about their work for the Trump campaign. Meanwhile, Facebook is facing growing questions and criticism, and officials are set to testify before a House committee. John Yang reports.

Aired: 03/20/18

Rating: NR

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