In the middle of March, The Guardian, a British
lefty tabloid, rolled out a fake scandal that has dominated the
media. Its original article claimed that Christopher Wylie, a
"whistleblower", had revealed how Cambridge Analytica, the company
he had worked for, had helped Trump win by illegitimately
harvesting large amounts of Facebook data and then exploiting it to
The story has since fallen apart in every conceivable way that
a story is capable of falling apart.
Obama’s people had also harvested data from Facebook friends.
"We ingested the entire U.S. social graph," his media analytics
boasted. But so had everyone else. A platform operations
manager at Facebook estimated that
hundreds of thousands of developers had gotten access to friend
So much for The Guardian’s claim that,
"information had been harvested on an unprecedented scale". It's
all just a big excuse to silence the right on social media and get
rid of Trump. Good luck!
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