One year inside Trump’s monumental Facebook campaign
February 23, 2020

A Guardian investigation of 218,100 ads reveals how the campaigns sophisticated social media machine targets conservative voters

As the Democratic candidates for president spent 2019 battling each other in early voting states, Donald Trumps re-election campaign built a sophisticated Continue reading

‘You’re trying to help drug dealers’: Zuckerberg faces angry lawmakers at Libra hearing
October 30, 2019

US legislators condemn CEOs currency plans and question whether Facebook should be broken up

Mark Zuckerberg faced hostile questioning in the US Congress from politicians of both parties as he sought to reassure them the planned digital currency Libra could Continue reading

UK officials seek warrant to enter Cambridge Analytica HQ
April 12, 2018

Information commissioner demands access to firms records and orders Facebook to halt data audit

The information commissioner is seeking an urgent court warrant to enter the London headquarters of the elections consultancy Cambridge Analytica after the firm was caught in Continue reading

I made Steve Bannons psychological warfare tool: meet the data war whistleblower
March 20, 2018

Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate

The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didnt yet have pink hair. That Continue reading