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Facebook’s Zuckerberg fires back at Apple’s Tim Cook

Facebook’s chief executive has defended his leadership following criticism from his counterpart at Apple. Mark Zuckerberg said it was “extremely glib” to suggest that because the public did not pay to use Facebook that it did not care about them. Last week, Apple’s Tim Cook said it was an “invasion of privacy” to traffic in users’ personal lives. And when asked what ...

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Cambridge Analytica-linked firm ‘interfered in Nigeria poll’

A brochure suggests the parent company of scandal-hit data firm Cambridge Analytica boasted of interfering in Nigeria's 2007 election - widely dismissed as lacking credibility

The company that became Cambridge Analytica boasted about interfering in foreign elections, according to documents seen by the BBC. Cambridge Analytica is embroiled in a storm over claims it exploited the data of millions of Facebook users. The BBC has seen a brochure published by parent company SCL Elections, it is believed prior to 2014. It claims, for instance, that ...

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