Facebook has issued a ban on its platform for the analytics company that served the Leave and the Trump campaigns, namely Cambridge Analytica.

Cambridge Analytica allegedly used a data-mining application, collecting personal account data from Facebook, matching them with other data sources, and translating them into behaviour patterns.

In sum, this data became actionable intelligence, allowing the two most consequential political campaigns of 2016 to win. In the United States, Cambridge An...

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