Tag Archives: data mining

  [photo taken from Channel 4 News] We all know about Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based firm that was involved in one of the biggest data mining scandals a couple of years ago, when the company was found to harvest data from more than 87 million Facebook users, for political campaign purposes. Open Source Investigation wrote… Continue reading

It seems like Cambridge Analytica has been on everyone’s lips in the last couple of weeks, after news that the firm was allegedly involved in a large data mining scandal in several countries across the globe. Now, as the dust has settled a bit on this particular subject, we ought to look at the contracts… Continue reading

  As previously reported by Open Source Investigations and various other international media outlets, the Kenyan election of 2017 was the perfect battleground for the deployment of new-media influence mechanisms on a national scale, via the use of data mining and data analysis processes, combined with strategic political communication. These efforts were employed by the… Continue reading