Matthew Rosenberg

Facebook Fallout Ruptures Democrats’ Longtime Alliance With Silicon Valley

The alliance between Democrats and Silicon Valley has buckled and bent amid revelations that platforms like Facebook and Twitter allowed hateful speech, Russian propaganda and conservative-leaning “fake news” to flourish. But those tensions burst

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

In just over a decade, Facebook has connected more than 2.2 billion people, a global nation unto itself that reshaped political campaigns, the advertising business and daily life around the world.

When Trump Phones Friends, the Chinese and the Russians Listen and Learn

When President Donald Trump calls old friends on one of his iPhones to gossip, gripe, or solicit their latest take on how he is doing, American intelligence reports indicate that Chinese spies are often listening — and putting to use invaluable in

Justice Department and FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica

The Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct political data firm, and have sought to question former employees and banks that handled its business. Prosecutors have questioned potential witnesses in rec

Cambridge Analytica Closes, Rebranded as Emerdata

In recent months, executives at Cambridge Analytica and SCL Group, along with the Mercer family, have moved to created a new firm, Emerdata, based in Britain, according to British records.

Professor Apologizes for Helping Cambridge Analytica Harvest Facebook Data

Aleksandr Kogan, the academic who was hired by Cambridge Analytica to harvest information from tens of millions of Facebook profiles, defended his role in the data collection, saying he was upfront about how the information would be used and that

Facebook Data Collected by Cambridge Analytica Included Private Messages

Facebook has said that political data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly harvested the public profile data of up to 87 million of its users, including their political beliefs, interests and friends’ information.

Peter Thiel Employee Helped Cambridge Analytica Before It Harvested Data

As a start-up called Cambridge Analytica sought to harvest the Facebook data of tens of millions of Americans in summer 2014, the company received help from at least one employee at Palantir Technologies, a top Silicon Valley contractor to America

Bolton Was Early Beneficiary of Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook Data

The political action committee founded by John R.

Cambridge Analytica Talked Business With Russians

Alexander Nix is a director of SCL Group, a British political and defense contractor, and chief executive of its American offshoot, Cambridge Analytica, which advised the Trump campaign.