Mar 21, 2018

03/21/2018: Facebook app developer denies wrongdoing in data scandal

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge Analytica academic who created the Facebook app that harvested data from millions of users, told the BBC this morning he’s been made out to be a scapegoat. You’ll…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge Analytica academic who created the Facebook app that harvested data from millions of users, told the BBC this morning he’s been made out to be a scapegoat. You’ll hear from him why he believes the accuracy of his data has been “extremely exaggerated” and why he doesn’t think it could have swayed the 2016 presidential election. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC