The company has made millions off former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's message. That money should go right back to the cause that message supports.
The story is heavy on Russophobic propaganda and light on proof that the data analysis company influenced the 2016 election in any substantial way.
The now-removed platform enabled advertisers to direct pitches to the news feeds of almost 2,300 people who expressed interest in hatred of Jews.
In this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer interviews "Food Evolution" filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy. [Transcript added]
The currency of maximum importance in our digital world is personal data, personal relationships and our very identities. The currency of maximum importance in our digital world is personal data, personal relationships and our very identities.
The change from a print-based to an image-based society has transformed our nation. All the traditional tools of democracies—including dispassionate scientific and historical truth, facts, news and rational debate—are useless instruments in a world that lacks the capacity to use them.
The "Last Week Tonight" host talks about how political corruption thrives in an environment in which journalists are being fired or forced to focus on social media and click-bait rather than on reporting. He also admits that shows like his wouldn't exist without newspapers.
Further erosions of privacy are likely as companies develop more and better methods for gathering information on internet users.