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A close-up image showing the Facebook app on an iPhone in Kaarst, Germany, Nov. 8, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/SASCHA STEINBACH

Cambridge Analytica, the political data firm that worked for both the Trump and pro-Brexit campaigns, has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix, amid furor over the access it gained to private information on more than 50 million Facebook users. The firm has been also accused of using bribes and sex workers to entrap politicians.

Data Controversy Puts Facebook on the Ropes

 03/21/2018 - 05:00
A close-up image showing the Facebook app on an iPhone in Kaarst, Germany, Nov. 8, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/SASCHA STEINBACH

Cambridge Analytica, the political data firm that worked for both the Trump and pro-Brexit campaigns, has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix, amid furor over the access it gained to private information on more than 50 million Facebook users. The firm has been also accused of using bribes and sex workers to entrap politicians.

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