The US Justice Department and FBI are reportedly investigating Cambridge Analytica


It is also thought that deanonymizing the data for numerous victims would be fairly easy given the wide range of information collected by the app and tied to unique user IDs.

San Francisco: A data set of over 3 million Facebook users collected via a personality app was available to download freely for anyone for nearly four years, New Scientist reported.

According to the report, while most tweets are public, Twitter charges companies and organisations to collect them en masse.

OIC to meet in Istanbul Friday to mull Israel violence
On Monday, Erdogan, who is in London for three-day official talks, spoke to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas over the phone. The foreign ministry has told the consul to leave Turkey "for a period of time", the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Remember Cambridge Analytica? Well, the data firm that shut down recently is back.

The investigation was launched after revelations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica hijacked data on some 87 million Facebook users as it worked on Mr Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. From researchers at universities to people at companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo - everyone had fun with your data and all the intimate answers entered in the quiz. Users that may have been exposed will be notified, as was the case when the Cambridge Analytica case broke. The U.K. Commissioner's Office has ordered the company to release all personal information and data it has on an American voting, which could open the floodgates for millions of USA voters to request their data back from the firm, according to The Guardian.

Kogan told the House of Commons Digital, Culture, last week that his company, GSR, was created in 2014 purely to create datasets for the group of Cambridge Analytica.

40 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh
According to those who swam to safety, there were about 55 passengers, mostly tribals, on the boat. Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials to undertake rescue operations on a war footing.

More than 6 million people completed the tests on the myPersonality app and almost half agreed to share data from their Facebook profiles with the project.

Mark Zuckerberg will no appear in the UK Parliament despite arrest threats being produced over data privacy breaches. Facebook has so far suspended 200 apps that could be involved in data harvesting in this manner.

Facebook has since suspended the app. Those investigators are examining a range of allegations, including whether Cambridge Analytica employees sought to bribe foreign officials, destroyed evidence, hacked computers, and violated Britain's Data Protection Act.

World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India
He further questioned why Mumbai trial wasn't completed while adding that he always spoke the truth and stood by it. Following the prime minister's comments, the opposition parties staged a walkout in protest.