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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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Trump’s winning: How its been perceived in the web

 11/10/2016 - 00:47
Trump’s winning: How its been perceived in the web

One of the most important platforms of media coverage has been Twitter, especially during the Presidential Elections of 2016. The positive outcome of digital platforms like these is the immediate process of data and information through the “trending topics”. Such direct access to public opinion, with no intervention of a specific network, allows the few objective medias that are left to access the public opinion on a different way.

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OP-ED: La revolución de Sanders llegó para quedarse

 06/09/2016 - 11:01
OP-ED: La revolución de Sanders llegó para quedarse

Hay tanto entusiasmo porque Hillary Clinton alcanzara el número mágico de delegados para convertirse en la nominada demócrata, que muchos de sus seguidores parecen haber cerrado los ojos a una realidad innegable: Bernie Sanders y el movimiento popular inspirado por él no van a desaparecer.

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Ana Gamboa
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Trump's relentless march to the presidential candidacy is bad news for Republicans

 03/16/2016 - 09:26
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Marco Rubio, the young Florida senator who has been the most vocal opponent of the normalization of relations with Cuba, just saw his presidential ambitions — and perhaps his political future—evaporate after his humiliating defeat at Trump’s hands.

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Sabrina Vourvoulias
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