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Campaign 2016 / Cambridge Analytica / Facebook #1122127

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 19, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The investigation by Facebook of the data company Cambridge Analytica for mishandling the personal information of 50 million Americans examined; details given about how the data was accessed & used; scenes shown of a sales pitch by Dr. Alex Tayler of Cambridge Analytica & company founder Alexander Nix††, promising to send girls; details given about the ties to the campaign of Donald Trump. [In ABC interview, former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher WYLIE†- says we tested phrases.] The company's blaming of contractor Aleksandr Kogan†† noted. [Senator Mark WARNER - worries about Cambridge Analytica's ties to Russia & other countries.]

(Studio: David Muir) The drop in Facebook stock cited. Stock Market Report.

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre

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