Cambridge Analytica Is A Symptom Of The Bigger Facebook Problem
Alice Clearwater

Cambridge Analytica's alleged use of 50million Facebook profiles to attempt to sway the US presidential election has already earned its place as one of the great scandals of the year. Following an excruciating undercover sting by Channel 4 News, Cambridge Analytica has been exposed as a truly despotic outfit, apparently offering not only to microtarget political adverts 'from the shadows', but to entrap, bribe, and honey-trap political opponents.