Congress party poster spotted in ex-office of Cambridge Analytica; Know details


A video has out in which Congress’s poster is shown in the office of firm’s suspended CEO, Alexander Nix. This video has put India’s oldest political party Congress in dock. In a recent battle between Congress and BJP, this new video has unfolded so many other things. Last year, BBC released a documentary series made by journalist and tech blogger Jamie Bartlett. The concerned video is part of that documentary series. In fact, Barlett has refuted claims of Photoshop. He said that there is no Photoshop in video showing Congress’s poster. He tweeted about the same.

Whistleblower on Congress connection
This has come as a shock that Cambridge Analytica, the firm involved in spying Facebook data, worked extensively for India also. This information was shared by whistleblower Christopher Wylie. He disclosed that firm has gathered data from Facebook. He further added that they had worked on “all kinds of projects” in India and believed “their client was the Congress.

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Know more about Cambridge Analytica
Cambridge Analytica has got so much popularity soon after the news of its involvement in spying data of Facebook came out. Cambridge Analytica is a British political consulting firm. It undertakes data mining, data brokerage and data analysis with strategic communication for the electoral process.