One in four users claim to have actually deleted the Facebook app from their phone.
Israeli tech played a role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Could it help prevent the next upheaval to democracy?
“Really, I mean, we are still talking about 9/11 — well, 9/11 is a long time ago,” SCL Group CEO Nigel Oakes reportedly said.
It’s not a huge leap from nicotine addiction to the dopamine habit of 2 billion Facebook addicts. But that’s not our main problem.
Cambridge Analytica, a company launched by Stephen Bannon, is alleged to have improperly received data on potential voters from an app developer.
Israeli contractors reportedly gave the company, which was working on the Nigerian election, a USB stick with personal information on their opponent.
“We will learn from this experience to secure our platform further and make our community safer for everyone going forward,” Zuckerberg wrote.
CEO Alexander Nix said in a hidden-camera sting that he used Israeli companies to gather intel, which it used to influence elections.