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Targeted : the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's inside story of how big data, Trump, and Facebook broke democracy and how it can happen again / Brittany Kaiser.

Kaiser, Brittany, (author.).

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Pocono Mountain Public Library 324.7028 Kai (Text) 35540000059643 PMPL 2nd Floor Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780008363895
  • ISBN: 0008363897
  • ISBN: 9780062965790
  • ISBN: 0062965794
  • Physical Description: 392 pages, 8 unnumbered page of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-392).
Formatted Contents Note:
A late lunch -- Crossing over -- Power in Nigeria -- Davos -- Terms and conditions -- Meetings and reunions -- The face of Brexit -- Facebook -- Persuasion -- Under the influence -- Brexit Brittany -- Straitjacket -- Postmortem -- Bombs -- Quake -- Breakup -- Inquiry -- Restart -- Of truth and consequences -- The road to redemption.
Summary, etc.:
"Targeted is Kaiser’s eyewitness chronicle of the dramatic and disturbing story of the rise and fall of Cambridge Analytica. She reveals to the public how Facebook’s lax policies and lack of sufficient national laws allowed voters to be manipulated in both Britain and the United States, where personal data was weaponized to spread fake news and racist messaging during the Brexit vote and the 2016 election. But the damage isn’t done Kaiser warns; the 2020 election can be compromised as well if we continue to do nothing." --
Subject: Cambridge Analytica Ltd.
Facebook (Firm)
Internet in political campaigns > United States.
Political campaigns > Corrupt practices > United States.
Presidents > United States > Election > 2016.
Data protection > Law and legislation.

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