What Facebook Data

What Data does Facebook Collect From Us? Take a Look!

Cambridge Analytica and the Facebook Data Breach are still very much dominating the news, especially with the recent hearing involving Mark Zuckerberg. While changes to Facebook’s approach to Data Security and Privacy are (hopefully) imminent, we actually went ahead and checked what of our data Facebook actually saves and uses. We downloaded a copy of our Facebook data and looked closely what Facebook actually has on us.
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Facebook Data Scandal

Facebook Data Scandal: Does our Data Control Us?

When we think about our daily lives, it doesn’t seem possible to live without technology. The internet is one of the biggest examples of how far humanity has come in terms of technological freedom and yet it is the very thing that defines the shackles that hold us down. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat have so much dominance over us and we have allowed it to the point of becoming numb.
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Brexit Vote Leave Donation Cambridge Analytica

Brexit: Vote Leave, an Illegal Donation, and Cambridge Analytica

The world has been taken on a wild data rodeo ride surrounding Cambridge Analytica in the past week. We collectively uncovered how the data firm used Facebook to run political campaigns in their clients’ favor across the world, most prominently the Trump campaign, but also in Kenya for Kenyatta. Of course, where there is Trump, there is Brexit. The Brexit campaign was the second largest uproar of populist sentiment in 2016, so it seemed almost inevitable that someone would allege and eventually prove ties between both incidents in terms of tactics. The Brexit vote, in particular, seemed under constant attack of alleged illegitimacy that has since not been proven. This could potentially change now with new information and new whistleblowers surfacing. However, the big question remains: does it stick and did Vote Leave, indeed, overspend their budget to gain an unlawful advantage during the Brexit campaign?
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