Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicCambridge analytica

Topic: Cambridge analytica

Cambridge Analytica alone wouldn’t have helped Congress win 2019 polls — ex-Facebook executive

Cambridge Analytica, firm accused of Facebook data breach that allegedly helped Trump win presidency & Brexit, was said to have approached Congress with a strategy for 2019 LS polls.

CBI analysing ‘additional details’ from Cambridge Analytica, Facebook

The CBI is conducting a preliminary enquiry against Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research in 2018 over alleged data mining of voters from Facebook platforms.

Mark Zuckerberg’s calls for regulation could possibly backfire on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg’s proposal for government regulation is likely to inflame the debate in Washington over how to rein in Facebook and other social media companies

Millennial voters will be the face of India & Indonesia in 2019

400 million millennials in India & 79 million in Indonesia will vote in national elections in 2019, many for the first time.

Facebook just can’t seem to learn from its mistakes

Facebook has missed repeated opportunities to come clean about the scope and breadth of its sharing of user information with outside companies.

Twitter is making it difficult for academics to access data after Cambridge Analytica

Twitter’s policies make it increasingly challenging and costly for researchers to access historical tweets.

No Google, we did not agree to share this information

More than a decade into era of prevalent social networks & smartphones, people still can’t make informed choices about how to safely conduct their lives online.

Facebook security breach exposes a crisis of faith

It will be difficult for Facebook to regain the trust of its customers after it reported a security flaw that affected almost 50 million accounts. 

Instagram founders quitting makes a terrible picture for Facebook

Instagram founders leaving is terrible optics for Facebook just when it was trying to present a picture of confidence after 2 years in crises. 

CBI seeks details of alleged data theft from Facebook & Cambridge Analytica

The investigative agency initiated a preliminary enquiry last month against Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research after Centre's request.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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