Tech Tuesday: Cambridge Analytica and Europe's New Privacy Law
Facebook has suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm with ties to the Trump campaign, from its platform after discovering they had not deleted users personal data that it had obtained. The firm engaged in "psychographic" targeting by using customized language and advertisements in a bid to appeal to voters.
Join us today as we discuss the implications of Cambridge Analytica's actions as well as the impact Europe's new privacy law will have on how we all use the Internet.
- April Glaser, technology writer at Slate and co-hosts the podcast If Then
- Nitasha Tiku, senior writer for WIRED
- Russell Holly, contributing editor at Android Central